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Workshop of Everything
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The Museum of EVERYTHING

The Museum of Everything is the world's only travelling museum for undiscovered, unintentional and untrained artists from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Since 2009 over 300,000 people have visited our installations, including Tate Modern, the Agnelli Museum and Selfridges.

The Museum of Everything works with the world's foremost artists, curators and thinkers. We have published a series of award-winning books, produced films and created our own successful retail brand.

The Museum of Everything actively promotes its artists, both as an exhibitor and as an archive. Current shows featuring museum artists include Judith Scott at the Reina Sophia Museum in Madrid and Morton Bartlett at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin.

Forthcoming exhibitions at The Museum of Everything include major projects in France, Australia, Sweden and America. To keep your finger on the trigger, sign up for our newsletter by entering your email below:


The Museum of Everything opened in London in 2009, with 500 works by self-taught artists like Henry Darger, Nek Chand, James Castle and Guo Fengyi curated by contemporary artists like Grayson Perry, Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari, Christian Boltanski and Nick Cave.

With over 35,000 visitors, Exhibition #1 was critically acclaimed throughout the press and voted Best of 2009 in Time Out and ArtForum.

In 2010 Exhibition #1 travelled to the Agnelli Museum in Italy, where it was co-curated by Paolo Colombo, featured contributions by Maurizio Cattelan, Francesco Vezzoli and Paula Rego and welcomed 25,000 visitors.

To find out what all the fuss is about, visit Exhibition #1 here.

To watch the rock 'n' roll movie of Exhibition #1, please click here.

To buy your very own copy of Everything #1, a much-imitated and limited-edition hardback with all the art in glorious colour, please click here.


The Museum of Everything's second show was presented at Tate Modern, London's most prestigious contemporary art museum, as part of No Soul for Sale, a festival of independent curation organised by artist Maurizio Cattelan and curators Massimiliano Gioni and Cecilia Alemani.

Exhibition #2 featured over 200 works by newly discovered artists from across Britain, selected by leading artists and curators, including designer Ron Arad, museum director Iwona Blazwick OBE, curators Michael Morris and James Lingwood of Artangel and artist Charles Avery.

To find out more about the Exhibition #2 artists, please click here.

To see the Exhibition #2 groovy Ethio-movie, please click here.

To buy your very own copy of Everything #2, that lovely novella featuring all our colourful discoveries, please click here.


Legendary artist Sir Peter Blake co-curated The Museum of Everything's third show with self-taught, folk and circus art from his own private collection, which went on to form the largest installation ever created by the octogenarian Godfather of Pop.

Exhibition #3 included contributions from artist Damien Hirst, musician Jarvis Cocker and Joby Carter of the world famous Carters Steam Fair. Highlights included Walter Potter's The Museum of Curiosity and the miniature fairgrounds of farmer Arthur Windley. The show was visited by 50,000 people and voted Best of 2010 by The Spectator.

To peek through the circus tent of Exhibition #3, please click here.

To watch a cracking little movie with Sir Peter Blake describing Exhibition #3, please click here.

To slip into the uber-chic campaign created by legendary Italian outfitters Missoni inside Exhibition #3, please click here.

To own a personal copy of Everything #3, a delightful compendium of found objects and discovered artworks narrated by Sir Peter Blake alongside Damien Hirst and Jarvis Cocker, please click here.


In 2011 The Museum of Everything alighted at Selfridges, Europe's premier department store, for Exhibition #4 - the first global survey of studios for self-taught artists with learning disabilities.

Occupying all the windows on Oxford Street and much of the store itself, Exhibition #4 featured hundreds of artworks in a 4,000m2 installation, Britain's first retrospective of self-taught artist, Judith Scott, contributions from artists Cindy Sherman, Antony Gormley and David Byrne and an all-singing all-dancing incarnation of The Shop of Everything.

Exhibition #4 welcomed 100,000 visitors and was nominated for four prestigious IDCA awards, beating out lightweights like MoMA , the Guggenheim and the British Museum to scoop Best Retail Design 2012.

To discover the incredible artists of Exhibition #4, please click here.

To check out Exhibition #4D, a very vivacious virtual version of Exhibition #4, please click here.

To view the knock-out ten minute film of Judith Scott's life and work, produced by BBC2's Culture Show for Frieze 2012, click here.

EXHIBITION #1.1 // PARIS, 2012

In 2012 The Museum of Everything arrived in Paris with Exhibition #1.1, an epic journey of more than 500 self-taught artworks and objects, curated within the winding corridors and silent classrooms of a 1,000m2 former Catholic seminary smack dab in the middle of St Germain.

After welcoming 350,000 visitors to its critically-acclaimed installations in London, Turin and Moscow, The Museum of Everything opened its mighty Parisian doors on 15th October 2012 and stayed open through Xmas + New Year until March 2013.

Exhibition #1.1 was presented by Chalet Society, the radical new art space helmed by Marc-Olivier Wahler, former director and chief curator of Palais de Tokyo. For more information, visit click here.


The Workshops of Everything is a unique charity initiative for studios, workshops and ateliers for self-taught artists with disabilities.

At The Workshops of Everything, you can discover artists and buy art directly from their studios. Any workshop in the world can join for free and reach a global network of collectors, galleries and museums.

To find out more, visit www.workevery.com or click here for artists, here for workshops and here to find out about works for sale.


In 2009, the museum opened its very first The Shop of Everything as a space for all things creatively connected to The Museum of Everything.

Originally conceived to sell our limited edition books and catalogues, featuring the artists we curate and contributions from the likes of Cindy Sherman, Damien Hirst, Ed Ruscha and many more, the aim was to raise funds to help support the museum's global activities.

Since then, The Shop of Everything has grown to become one of the most celebrated museum shops in Europe, collaborating with designers like Missoni and Clements Ribeiro ... and thereby scooping Best Retail Design at the prestigious IDCA Museum Awards 2012.

At The Shop of Everything you can find bespoke homeware, digital pigment prints, creative stationery and womenswear by Clements Ribeiro, featuring the webtastic designer pants beloved of R+B superstar Beyonce, plus our classic limited edition books and catalogues and much more.

To visit The Shop of Everything, click here or go to www.shopevery.com.

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