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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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Letters to Cynthia - 1

Art, Exhibitions

Here is the first in a series of “letters” that Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).

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In the Frame: "Numb" by Lisa Biles

Art

Our work placement student (and aspiring artist) Shannon looked at "Numb" by artist Lisa Biles, the first artwork to greet you when you visit the Bethlem Museum of the Mind.

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Artist in Focus VIII - Cynthia Pell

Art, Exhibitions

Find out more about the life and work of artist Cynthia Pell.

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"Sleep" by Bryan Charnley

Art

Celebrate World Sleep Day with Brian Charnley’s ‘Sleep’…..

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"Sketch of an Idea for Crazy Jane" by Richard Dadd

Art

Guest blogger Olivia Bladen turns the spotlight onto Sketch of an Idea for Crazy Jane, a lesser known work of the Victorian fairy painter Richard Dadd.

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"Dancing Cats" by Stanley Lench

Art, Exhibitions

"Scaling the Citadel" curator Rebecca Lodge takes a deeper look at one of Stanley Lench's earliest works, "Dancing Cats."

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Edward King: A Life in Art - A Review

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: ‘Dancing Cats’ by Stanley Lench

Archives, Art, Personal accounts

A peek into the vibrant world of Stanley Lench, written by one of our volunteers. 

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Nearly 100 Artworks from the Bethlem Collection Online

Art

​Nearly 100 paintings from the Bethlem collection can be seen online thanks to a hugely ambitious project by the BBC and the Public Catalogue Foundation.

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