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The Bethlem Museum of the Mind records the lives and experience and celebrates the achievements of people with mental health problems.

Current exhibition

Art of Recovery

7 October - 24 February 2018

Next upcoming event

Tate Exchange: The Artists’ Spectrum

21 February 2018 • 12:00 - 18:00

Find out more about Objects of Obsession
16 February 2018
18:30-19:30
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The latest from our blog

“Sketch of an Idea for Crazy Jane” by Richard Dadd

23 January 2018
Art

Guest blogger Olivia Bladen turns the spotlight onto Sketch of an Idea for Crazy Jane, one of the lesser known works of the Victorian fairy painter and Bethlem patient Richard Dadd. 

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Objects of Obsession

09 January 2018
News and Events

Royal Academician Cornelia Parker reflects on the Bethlem Museum of the Mind artwork that has inspired her as part of a new digital series in partnership with the Royal Academy and The Space

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Loose Threads 2

11 May 2017
Archives, History

The credibility of a certain infamous quote is called in to to question...

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The Bethlem Museum of the Mind records the lives and experience and celebrates the achievements of people with mental health problems.

Our aim is to make our collections more accessible, and to provide accurate information to help in their interpretation.