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September 2015
1. Get in the Game! Tickets to Annual Extravaganza On Sale Now
2. South Elm Projects Artists Launch New Public Artworks in Greensboro

3. Expanding the Constellation : Elsewhere at Artspace
4. Upcoming Events
5. Ongoing Events

1. Get in the Game! Tickets to Sports of All Sorts On Sale Now

Tickets on sale now for Elsewhere's 7th Annual Fundraising Extravaganza, SPORTS OF ALL SORTS, on Saturday, October 17. Come play the field at a three floor art PARTY in the living museum featuring installations, artworks, live music, performances, and sports of all sorts created by artists from across the globe. 

Free food, beer and wine, and all night party included with purchase of a ticket.

Elsewhere sponsors receive special MVP access including sky box cocktail tickets.

GET IN THE GAME! Tickets are on sale now online and at the museum. Become a Sports of All Sorts MVP Sponsor here
2. South Elm Projects Artists Launch New Public Artworks in Greensboro
Heather Hart

The Porch Project, Black Lunch Tables are a series of interlocking tables designed for intimate public conversations and community events created by Heather Hart

Opening Events | October 3 + 4

On October 3 from 11am to 1pm, the public is invited to a free community potluck and performances located on the Black Lunch Tables. Please bring a dish to share if you'd like.

On October 4, in collaboration with Jina Valentine, Hart will host The Black Lunch Table, a conversation series that takes the lunch phenomenon as its starting point to make visible the connections and dialogue that exists between contemporary artists of color. Events are audio-recorded and transcribed in order to further authenticate both the community and its voices. These recordings will become part of an archive dedicated to gathering the experience and perspective of contemporary artists of color from across the country. Seating is limited, please RSVP to Heather Hart at for more information and to participate.

All events take place at the site of the project on the corner of Bragg Street and Arlington Street. Contact for more information. 

Buster Simpson

Vertical Landscapes, a hydroponic system for the new vertical downspouts in The Yard behind Elsewhere created by Buster Simpson. These vertical downspouts will capture rainwater from the roof and funnel it through these intricate pipe systems and water the plants growing out of the hubs. 
Chloe Bass

Chloë Bass is onsite through October 7th working on the third chapter of her ongoing project, 
The Book of Everyday Instruction, which explores one-on-one social interaction. Chapter Three: We walk the world two by two focuses on the creation of history: who gets to make history, and how is it recorded? Is the history of a place as much inscribed in the minor everyday as it is in major events of record? Chloë will be working with pairs of people in the South Elm area to produce a series of "everyday history" plaques for Greensboro.

Greensboro Permaculture Guild + Common Grounds

The Yard is a landscape plan and permaculture installation that emphasizes the collaboration between neighbors and businesses in the green space behind the 600 block of South Elm Street. The Yard was designed and planted by the Greensboro Permaculture Guild and built by Common Grounds to create a community space behind Elsewhere, The Forge, and HQ Greensboro.
More South Elm Projects:

See the public artworks already created throughout the neighborhood for South Elm Projects: 
Hopscotch by Agustina Woodgate, Neighborhood Murals by MILAGROS Collective, Blind Field Shuttle by Carmen Papalia, Kit-O-Cart by Chat Travieso, and On Hamburger Square by Samara Smith. 

In October, Elsewhere welcomes two more South Elm Projects artists, Works Progress Studio and artist collective Camp Little Hope, to create new artworks and public programming throughout the South Elm neighborhood. 
3. Expanding the Constellation : Elsewhere at Artspace

Elsewhere is pleased to partner with Artspace Raleigh for the exhibition "Expanding the Constellation" which presents new work created through the Southern Constellations Fellowship by: Andrew Raffo Dewar (Tuscaloosa, AL), Lee Deigaard (New Orleans, LA), Hillerbrand + Magsaman (Houston, TX), Nsenga Knight (Durham, NC), John Q (Atlanta, GA), Melissa Vandenberg (Lexington, KY), and Izel Vargas (Boynton Beach, FL).

The exhibit runs from September 4 through October 24. 

On Saturday, October 3 at 7pm, Andrew Raffo Dewar will perform his piece, Material Music, with the Triangle's Experimental Music Study Group.

All Events are free and take place at Artspace, 201 E. Davie Street, Raleigh, NC.

More information about the program at or contact

New Southern Constellations Fellows
Elsewhere also welcomes two new Southern Constellations Fellows to Greensboro this month, George Jenne and Hong-An Truong. 

George Jenne currently lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he creates video, sculpture and prose for the sake of fakery, transgression, and a story well told.
  • Residency dates: September 9 through September 30
  • Artist Talk : September 10 at 6pm
  • Opening & Reception : September 26 at 8:30pm

Hồng-An Trương lives and works in North Carolina and New York. Her interdisciplinary projects examine structures of time, memory, and the production of knowledge by engaging with archival materials, individual and collective narratives, and histories that span cultural and national borders.
  • Residency dates : September 9 - October 28
  • Artist Talk : September 17 at 6pm
  • Opening & Reception : TBD

Save the Date for the Southern Constellations Annual Convergence on November 7 + 8.
Registration for the weekend opens in mid-September. 
Please visit for more information. 

September 4 - October 24 
Expanding the Constellation : Elsewhere at Artspace exhibition
At Artspace in Raleigh, NC

Thursday, September 10 @ 6pm 
Artist Talk with Southern Constellations Fellow George Jenne and resident artist Xi Jie
At Elsewhere

Friday, September 11 @ 10pm-2am
National Folk Festival After Party featuring a rowdy square dance with the Five Point Rounders & Laura Jane Vincent 
(Get tickets here!)
At Elsewhere

Thursday, September 17 @ 5:30pm 
Elsewhere Goes to [City] Market
At The Railyard

Thursday, September 17 @ 6pm 
Artist Talks with Southern Constellations Fellow Hong-An Truong and resident artist Chris Cloud 
At Elsewhere

September 17 - September 20 
Elsewhere at Hand-in-Glove 2015 National Convening 
Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota

Thursday, September 24 @ 6pm 
Artist Talks with resident artist Blair Bogin
At Elsewhere

Saturday, September 26 @ 8:30pm 
Southern Constellations Opening & Reception with Fellow George Jenne
At Elsewhere

Thursday, October 1 @ 6pm 
Artist Talks : The Making of The Yard! with Charlie Headington of the Greensboro Permaculture Guild, John Futrell, and Steve Timblan
At Elsewhere

Friday, October 2 @ 6pm-10pm
First Friday Opening Featuring South Elm Projects and Pre-Game Warm-Up for Sports of All Sorts
At Elsewhere

Saturday, October 3 @ 11am-1pm
Opening Community Potluck for The Porch Project, Black Lunch Tables
At the lot at the corner of Bragg Street & Arlington Street

Saturday, October 3 @ 9pm
Lobo Marino performing in the Urban Gray Ballroom
At Elsewhere

Sunday, October 4 @ 11am + 2pm
The Black Lunch Table Conversation Series, RSVP here
At the lot at the corner of Bragg Street & Arlington Street

Updates - New events added throughout the month, check the online calendar for updates.

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

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

Public Dinners
Wed - Sat, 7pm. RSVP to at least 24 hours in advance.
($5 members / $10 non-members)
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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