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Blog - Art

Facing Challenges in Displaying and Interpreting Mental Health in Museums - Part Three

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

The final part of Curator Rebecca Raybone's series on the main challenges around displaying and interpreting mental health in museums

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Facing Challenges in Displaying and Interpreting Mental Health in Museums - Part Two

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

Curator Rebecca Raybone continues her discussion on the main challenges around displaying and interpreting mental health in museums

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Facing Challenges in Displaying and Interpreting Mental Health in Museums - Part One

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

Curator Rebecca Raybone discusses “What are the main challenges around displaying and interpreting mental health in museums?"

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10 Madnesses Book Club

Art, Literature

The third Museum Book Club - 10 Madnesses...

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Mental Health and the Journey to Recovery

Art, Events

The second in a series of three blog posts looking at poems produced by participants in a workshop with Theresa Lola, Young People’s Laureate for London.

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Women’s Body Image and Mental Health

Art, Exhibitions, Literature

In March 2020 Theresa Lola, Young People’s Laureate for London ran a series of poetry workshops. Here we look at some poems written in the first workshop...

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Impatient! An exploration of our Winter 2019 exhibition

Art, Exhibitions, History, Reviews

In comparison with the Brilliant Figures exhibition that preceded it, Impatient! is far more topical. Sophia Gal explains...

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Joan Gunther’s voice in art

Archives, Art, History, Personal accounts

One of our most distinct archive voices is that of Joan Rosalind Gunther.

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A Conversation with Charlotte Johnson Wahl

Art, Collection, Personal accounts

Hannah Gal talks to artist Charlotte Johnson Wahl about her art. "She is merely, completely, un-selfconsciously herself..an artistic force to be reckoned with."

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House of Bread: Interview with Senior Dramatherapist Kate

Art, Exhibitions, Personal accounts

An interview with Senior Dramatherapist Kate McCormack, who posed with her therapy dog Tess, for our exhibition 'House of Bread: Inside Bethlem Hospital'

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Letters to Cynthia - 3

Art, Exhibitions

The final entry in a series of “letters” that Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).

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Letters to Cynthia - 2

Art, Exhibitions

The second in a series of "letters" from Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).

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