Whether intentionally or accidentally, our homes are filled with items from abroad: from our television screens, the rugs on our floors, to the ceramics in our cupboards. At Home with the World at our neighbours the Geffrye Museum examines exactly this, adding in a historical perspective on how ‘English’ our homes are. The exhibition forms part of the Stories of the World: London exhibition, a major project at the heart of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, the biggest youth engagement project ever undertaken by UK museums. The exhibition is result of three years of intensive community and youth engagement work, and is reflected in the rest of the museum and gardens.
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