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Our Blog - exhibitions

Edward King: A Life in Art - A Review

25 November 2016
Art, Exhibitions

A look in to the rising recognition of art to mental health in our cultural institutions, by Bethlem Museum volunteer Georgina. 

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In the Frame: Portrait Studies of Figures in Eastern Dress

04 December 2015
Archives, Exhibitions, Personal Accounts

Take a look inside Richard Dadd’s sketchbook and discover his Middle Eastern Journey.

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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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Bryan Charnley’s depictions of schizophrenia 3 of 3

10 October 2014
Art, Exhibitions

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

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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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Bryan Charnley’s depictions of schizophrenia 1 of 3

07 October 2014
Art, Exhibitions

To mark Schizophrenia Awareness Week 2014, Kirsten Tambling considers how Bryan Charnley depicted his experiences of schizophrenia in his art. 

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In The Frame: Bryan Charnley and the art of schizophrenia

09 September 2014
Art, Exhibitions, Collection

Bryan Charnley was a British artist who sought to capture in paint the experience of schizophrenia. On the occasion of an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of the Mind, we explore his life and work. 

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In the Frame for June 2014: Stanley Spencer from Pallant House

04 June 2014
Art, Exhibitions

This month's 'In the Frame' goes on holiday to Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, where Assistant Curator, Katy Norris, writes about their collection of Stanley Spencer artworks

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Biology, Psychology and Identity: What Makes Your Gender?

06 May 2014
Exhibitions

Read about how perceptions and expectations of gender have changed.

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Curatorial Conversations V

30 December 2011
Exhibitions, Relocation

Find out more about discussions held at one of our recent consultation sessions.

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Curatorial Conversations IV

28 November 2011
Exhibitions, Relocation

Hear more about the experiences of curators at Bethlem Museum.

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Curatorial Conversations III

14 October 2011
Exhibitions, Relocation

Continue finding out more about some of the issues we encounter as curators.

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Unknown, and Unknowable?

19 September 2011
Art, Exhibitions
Readers of the blog will know that the Archives and Museum’s recent show at the Bethlem gallery, Unknown and Unknowable?, featured work... Read more

Eternal Maternal: New Exhibition at the Bethlem Gallery

29 August 2011
Art, Exhibitions, Events
To mark the 30th anniversary of the Perinatal Unit at the Bethlem Gallery, the new Gallery exhibition will consist of paintings, drawings,... Read more

Science Museum: Psychoanalysis - The Unconscious in Everyday Life

15 March 2011
Exhibitions

One of our volunteers has written the following review of a current exhibition at the Science Museum.

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