All the things happening now at Elsewhere

July 2016

1 | Construction Complete
2 | Southern Constellations
3 | #MiamiGoesElsewhere Recap
4 | All A-Board!

5 | News From Neighbors + Friends
1 | Construction Complete

Juana Valdes, Those The Sun Has Loved, 2016. Portraits, audio interviews, and fabric prints of contractors, construction workers, staff, and artists involved in Elsewhere’s restoration.

Elsewhere’s Museum re-opens Wednesday, August 3rd! Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait for our Annual Extravaganza on Saturday, September 17th to experience all three floors.

Elsewhere's 8th Annual Extravaganza features the Grand Re-Opening of our Museum with three floors of artworks, music, food, cocktails, & performances. Celebrate our re-opening with an all-night art party in the world's only thrift store turned residency & museum.

Tickets go on sale August 3rd. The wait is over; we've come full circle. Don't miss the big reveal:

Contact for performance and sponsorship opportunities.

2 | Southern Constellations

The 2016 Southern Constellations artists arrived yesterday!

Southern Constellations (SoCo) is a curated residency exploring experimental practices and artist networks in the Southern US. Artists will be at Elsewhere from July 13th to August 10th.

Make sure you RSVP to their Artist Talks (July 23rd, 5pm) and save the date for their First Friday exhibition at Elsewhere on August 5th (6-10pm).

The 5 SoCo artists (plus our July visiting artist!) are:

Southern Constellations is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, ArtsGreensboro, and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Martha Whittington, Flannery's Bunker, 2014. Recreated installation at Southern Constellations, an exhibition curated by Elsewhere in collaboration with Transformer at the American University Museum (April 2016).

3 | #MiamiGoesElsewhere Recap

Pioneer Winter, A Love to Last 13 Hours, glass, cabinetry, audio interviews, and durational performance. Explored the enduring challenge of sustaining queer love.

#MiamiGoesElsewhere, a curated residency of Miami based artists, finished with a group exhibition on July First Friday. Below is a recap of their work.

To not miss them too much, we've been revisiting photos from our July First Friday, as well.

Patricia Margarita Hernandez, Once Again The World Is Flat, curated film screening. Reviewed 13 years of Elsewhere video art works and is creating an online portal for Elsewhere media work.

Jessie Laino, 4 MIL, construction plastic. Jessie tailored the ribbon room with construction plastic, providing a perfect seal from construction dust.

Emma Rosenberg, A Meditation on Scatology, writing, toilet seat sticker, and community workshops.

Juana Valdes, Those The Sun Has Loved. Portraits, audio interviews, and fabric prints of contractors, construction workers, staff, and artists involved in Elsewhere’s restoration.

Matthew Evan Taylor, In Living Memory, distributed musical compositions and improvised performances.

4 | All A-Board!

Welcome new board members, from left to right: Justin Outling, Micheline Chalhoub-Deville, and Kevin Phillips.

Justin Outling is the Greensboro District 3 City Council Member and an attorney, practicing in business litigation and arbitration as an associate at the Brooks Pierce law firm. After his graduation from UNCG in 2005, he attended law school at Duke University. Prior to joining Brooks Pierce, Justin was a lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton L.L.P. in New York City. He also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable William L. Osteen, Jr. in the Middle District of North Carolina. Justin’s favorite ice cream flavor is Moose Tracks.

Micheline Chalhoub-Deville is a professor at the School of Education at UNCG. She currently serves on the British Council Assessment Advisory Board and is the Director of Coalition of Diverse Language Communities in Greensboro. She is widely recognized for her contributions to the field of language testing and assessment. She has received the 1998 Best Article Award (International Language Testing Association), the 2000 Outstanding Young Scholar Award (Educational Testing Service), and was the 2013 American University of Cairo Distinguished Visiting Professor. She is the founder of the Mid-West Association of Language Testers. Micheline's favorite ice cream is pistachio.

Kevin Phillips serves as President of the Board of Trustees for the Phillips Foundation through which he and his family implement high-impact grants within the Greensboro/Guilford County community (i.e. Partners Ending Homelessness, Union Square Campus, and the Steven Tanger Center for Performing Arts). At Phillips Management Group, his role consists of overseeing the strategic growth and strategy for the organization and its portfolio of communities. Prior to his current position, Kevin worked for a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs as an analyst in Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a B.B.A. in Finance. Kevin’s favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate chip cookie dough.

Curiously, everyone's favorite board game is Monopoly. #TimeTreasureTalent

5 | News From Neighbors + Friends

Lauren Simkin Berke, L'Odyssey d'un Roi ("1900 Paris World Fair"), 2016.

2008 Artist-in-Residence Lauren Simkin Berke created original illustrations for Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac's "L'Odyssey d'un Roi" which will go on sale with support from Sotheby's to benefit the Film Foundation. Berke will also be a part of an upcoming exhibition at The Delaware Contemporary: "Grand Vocabulary: Contemporary American Illustration" (August 5th-October 16th).

Our neighbors at Durham’s The Carrack Modern Art are hosting The Mobile Art Show November 9th-18th. The exhibit will highlight a variety of mobile sculpture interpretations to inspire exploration of this unique art form. The entry deadline is August 7th; get to it!

Past Elsewherian Kelly Jones is the winner of Black Elephant's 2016 Spring/Summer Chapbook Contest! Congrats, Kelly!

Are you a past Elsewherian and have news to update us with? Keep us in the know by contacting

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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