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MAY 2015
Announcements

Agustina Woodgate Paints Hopscotch Across South Elm Neighborhood
Beginning on Monday, April 27 Miami-based artist Agustina Woodgate and a team of community volunteers painted hundreds of numbers down the sidewalks in the South Elm neighborhood for Hopscotch. Inspired by the popular street game, this extended version of Hopscotch is an ongoing site-specific street intervention by Woodgate and part of Elsewhere's curatorial initiative, South Elm Projects. The project will premiere as part of First Friday today, May 1st, at Elsewhere.

Hopscotch in the News:
Miami artist talks about hopscotch project in downtown Greensboro, News & Record, 4/28
Greensboro street's paint job inspired by childhood game, News & Record, 4/21



Elsewhere Hosts Site Visit Weekend for South Elm Projects
From April 9-11 artists gathered at Elsewhere in preparation for South Elm Projects, an ArtPlace America funded program that rethinks public art in urban spaces. These artists spent two days visiting with local business owners, organizations, and community members to gain a sense of the neighborhood and to inspire potential work. On Friday night they presented their work alongside Greensboro business owners in the neighborhood. The artists will be creating community-engaged work in the South Elm neighborhood through November.

More from the site visit : Photo album on Facebook 
More about the project : goelsewhere.org/southelmprojects



$25,000 Fundraising Kickstarter Goal Passed to Restore Elsewhere
More than 350 backers from around the world pledged $26,207 towards restoring Elsewhere's 100-year old building. The restoration will provide 12 residential live-work studios for artists, three-story visitor access, and year-round museum operations. Thank you to everyone who donated and supported Restore Elsewhere, we can't wait to see everyone year-round. To get involved with the restoration project, please visit : goelsewhere.org/restore. 


Call for Submissions - I Don't Do Boxes : Act Out 
Now seeking submissions from queer youth who are (or aspiring to be) artists, poets, and writers for the third issue of I Don’t Do Boxes, a magazine exploring LGBTQ experience. This issue’s theme is Act Out, which will focus on why we do (or don’t) act out, what it means to rebel or protest, and all that happens along the way. In order to provide a space for more voices in this issue, the deadline is extended to May 8. Save the date for the Magazine Release Party on June 4. To submit now, visit : goelsewhere.org/i-dont-do-boxes


Museum : : Instrument | A Sound Art Residency at Elsewhere

A special curated residency, artists will create new installations and performance-based sound works that transform the museum’s 100-year old building into an architectural music box. Artists Jon Brumit, Michael Milano, David More, Troy Briggs, and Jeff Kolar and Meredith Kooi of Radius will be in residency at the museum from June 10 through July 5. This group is curated by Shannon Stratton--an Independent Curator and Executive Director Emeritus of ThreeWalls-- and Joe Jeffers--musician, producer and Director of 8550 Ohio. For more information and a schedule of events, please visit : goelsewhere.org/museum-as-instrument
May Visiting Artists

South Elm Projects Artists
Milagros 
Onsite : May 13 - June 10

Artist Talk : May 21, 830pm

Carmen Papalia
Onsite : May 13 - June 10
Special Public Dinner | Taste and Texture : May 27, 7pm
Artist Talk : May 27, 830pm


 

Go Elsewhere Residency Artists
Beth Cohen
Onsite : May 13 - June 10
Artist Talk : May 14, 830pm

Jane Claire Remick
Onsite : May 13 - June 10
Artist Talk : May 14, 830pm

Amy Siegel
Onsite : May 13 - June 10
Artist Talk : May 14, 830pm
Upcoming Events

First Friday - South Elm Hopscotch
May 1, 6-10pm

Thursday Artist Talks
May 7, 830pm : Kelly Jones + Evelyn Walker, Elsewhere Interns
May 14, 830pm : Beth Cohen, Jane Claire Remick, Amy Siegel, Go Elsewhere Residency
May 21, 830pm : Milagros Collective, South Elm Projects

May 28, 830pm : Carmen Papalia, South Elm Projects

QueerLab Workshops
May 6, 6-8pm : Activating with SONG
May 20, 6-8pm : Performing with Chae Buttuh


I Don't Do Boxes Editorial Meetings
May 13, 6-8pm
May 27, 6-8pm
Ongoing Events

Museum Open
Wednesday - Saturday, 1-10pm at 606 S. Elm Street, Greensboro

Saturday Tours at Four (pm)
RSVP to museum@goelsewhere.org, drop-ins welcome. ($5 members / $10 non-members)


Public Dinners
Wed - Sat, 7pm. RSVP to kitchen@goelsewhere.org at least 24 hours in advance. ($5 members / $10 non-members)
ABOUT ELSEWHERE
Elsewhere is an artist-run, non-profit living museum and artist residency, set in a former thrift store in downtown Greensboro, NC. Utilizing the massive 58-year inventory, Elsewhere’s environment of art and everyday objects invokes new modes for creative response, living, doing, and exchanging in our downtown neighborhood and across the world.

 
Elsewhere is funded in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, ArtPlace America, The National Endowment for the Arts, The North Carolina Arts Council, ArtsGreensboro, the Fund for Democratic Communities, the Future Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, the Kresge Foundation, Tannenbaum Sternberger Foundation, Guilford Green Foundation, the Harpo Foundation, the Gallucci Creative Fund, Lincoln Financial Foundation, Art Matters & friends like you.

 

               
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