Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


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Bad at Sports 342: Residency Roundup | March 2012

Bad at Sports 342: Residency Roundup | March 2012

Stephanie Sherman, Creative Director and Co-founder of Elsewhere speaks with Bad at Sports. http://badatsports.com/2012/episode-342-residency-roundup/
Greensboro Daily Photo | April 9, 2012

Greensboro Daily Photo | April 9, 2012

Monday, April 09, 2012 Alley behind Elm Street During First Friday in downtown Greensboro last week, we happened upon this alley behind the 600 block of Elm Street. This specific section is located behind the Elsewhere Art Collaborative. Notice the bottle wall, hand-placed brick path, rain barrel, hanging baskets, and garden space. This alley is a cozy...
Russia 1 TV | January 2012

Russia 1 TV | January 2012

A unique artists’ organization exists in the U.S. January 3, 2012 by Anna Nelson The municipality has grown from a commission store. This happened largely by accident, and eventually revived the depressed city. The doors open and you find yourself in one of the most incredible buildings: it is hidden in the depths of America, and within it –...
UNC TV | July 2011

UNC TV | July 2011

What do you get when you combine an old thrift store with a team of creative people? A living museum that’s loads of fun. | www.unctv.org/ncweekend
O. Henry Magazine |  December 2011

O. Henry Magazine | December 2011

A Little Juggling, A Little Dancing by Ashley Wahl in O. Henry Magazine, December 2011/January 2012
US Airways | July 2011

US Airways | July 2011

30,000 feet in the sky or right here on the ground, enjoy US Airways Magazine’s July 2011 feature on Elsewhere !
Taking it to the Streets | July 2011

Taking it to the Streets | July 2011

Ian Montgomery and Helen McCarthy (not pictured) work on Elsewhere Collaborative’s new bi-folding window that allows them to open their stage to the sidewalk side of the building on Friday, July 1. They are getting ready for tonight’s grand opening with visiting international artist Laurencio Carlos Ruiz and his experimental puppetry. The front facade has...
Elsewhere: Between Art Collaborative and House of Wonder | January 2007

Elsewhere: Between Art Collaborative and House of Wonder | January 2007

January 1, 2007 Elsewhere: Between Art Collaborative and House of Wonder by Francesca Granata Interior View In 2004 George Scheer, Stephanie Sherman and Josh Fox started an art collaborative in Greensboro, North Carolina in what used to be Scheer’s grandmother’s thrift store. Aptly called Elsewhere, the three story building appears as a hybrid between haunted house and cabinet of...
Greensboro’s Jewish Genes | December 2009

Greensboro’s Jewish Genes | December 2009

by Sandee Brawarsky Special To The Jewish Week Tuesday, December 8, 2009 The hairpin turns along the Blue Ridge Parkway reveal astonishing vistas, with deepening shades of blue and green, mountains and their shadows, around each bend. So too, a last-minute vacation to visit friends in Greensboro, N.C., attend a bluegrass festival, and travel in the Blue...
Guest Post: Considering a Commons in Collection at the Elsewhere Collaborative | September 2010

Guest Post: Considering a Commons in Collection at the Elsewhere Collaborative | September 2010

September 7, 2010 (Guest Post on Museum 2.0 Blog ) For years, I’ve been fascinated and a bit perplexed by the Elsewhere Collaborative, a thrift store turned artists’ studio/living museum in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this post, co-founder George Scheer explains the conceptual underpinnings of this vibrant and eclectic artspace. George will respond to comments on this post...
Elsewhere Collaborative: Community, Dispersal, and Reciprocity | December 2010

Elsewhere Collaborative: Community, Dispersal, and Reciprocity | December 2010

December 16, 2010 In 1997, “Carolina Sales Co.” closed its doors for the last time. A mainstay of downtown Greensboro, North Carolina, the thrift store owned by Joe and Sylvia Gray had opened in 1939 as “The Surplus Store,” stocking used furniture. After WWII, the Grays began to buy up army surplus materials. So they changed...
Gallery Spotlight: Elsewhere Collaborative | December 2010

Gallery Spotlight: Elsewhere Collaborative | December 2010

December 20, 2010 Posted by Sarah Louden From 1939 to 1997, Sylvia Gray operated a multi-level thrift store in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. Throughout her life, the building housed eccentric collections of fabric, household goods, toys, and other bric-a-brac; eventually, the inventory came to resemble a hoard of tastes and memories, amassed into a fractured narrative. The building...