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Our Blog - collection

Bringing ‘The Art of Bedlam’ to Bethlem

26 November 2015
Exhibitions, Collection

A lot of work goes into creating an exhibition; here, Bethlem Museum of the Mind registrar Diana Chaccour outlines the process that went in to creating "The Art of Bedlam: Richard Dadd." 

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Farms, Faces and Feelings: Designing Bethlem Museum Family Trails

26 October 2015
Collection, Learning

Learn more about Bethlem Museum’s new and exciting activity trails for families, encouraging learning, play and exploration. 

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Object Lesson IX

14 April 2015
Collection

Find out about damage to the Hospital and the experiences of staff and patients during the Second World War.

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Object Lesson VIII

11 March 2015
History, Collection

Creating the Hospital  Air Raid Precaution (ARP) Squad

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Object Lesson VII

11 February 2015
Collection

The Second World War at Bethlem Royal Hospital.  Bethlem Royal stayed open to patients throughout the Second World War, despite much bombing in the local area and damage to the Hospital.

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In the Frame for February 2014: Elise Pacquette’s ‘Eating the Heart Out’

04 February 2015
Art, Collection

This month's 'In the Frame' is written by Mansions in the Orchard Researcher, Dr Jennifer Walke.

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Object Lesson VI

13 January 2015
Collection, Events

The end of the Bethlem Hospital Park Farm.

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In the Frame for January 2015: Olivia Gillow’s ‘Insistent Rub’

05 January 2015
Art, Collection

Read this month's 'In the Frame' from Conservator, Jillian Gregory.

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We Are Not Amused XII

16 December 2014
History, Collection

They'd chop your head off before you could say “Please your Majesty”.

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Object Lesson V

11 December 2014
Collection

See what happened to Park Farm after the War.

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We Are Not Amused XI

15 November 2014
History, Collection, Conservation

The risks of being a botherer of royalty.

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Object Lesson IV

11 November 2014
History, Collection

Hear how Bethlem's Park Farm functioned during the War.

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In The Frame for November 2014: Stanley Lench’s ‘Malevich’

04 November 2014
Art, Collection

Read this month's 'In The Frame' from our former Registrar, Rebecca, who sadly left us last month for pastures new.

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Object Lesson III

15 October 2014
History, Collection

Discover more about the farm at Bethlem Royal Hospital in the 1920s - 1930s.

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Bryan Charnley’s depictions of schizophrenia 2 of 3

09 October 2014
Art, Exhibitions, Collection

Kirsten Tambling continues her Schizophrenia Awareness Week consideration of how Bryan Charnley depicted his experiences of schizophrenia in his art.

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