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Museum Volunter Sophia Gal kooks at the life and death of William Kurelek in the second of this two part blog series
Museum Volunter Sophia Gal kooks at the life and death of William Kurelek in this two part blog series
Beyond Hadfield’s lamentation for his animal friend is the story of a man who would inadvertently transform the legal perception of insanity beyond recognition
The final part of Curator Rebecca Raybone's series on the main challenges around displaying and interpreting mental health in museums
Curator Rebecca Raybone continues her discussion on the main challenges around displaying and interpreting mental health in museums
Curator Rebecca Raybone discusses “What are the main challenges around displaying and interpreting mental health in museums?"
James Hadfield's life had a lasting impact on the place of those with mental health issues in criminal law.
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."
Our work placement student Hong Namgoong looks at the similarities between the Anatomy of Melancholy and the Korean medical text DongUiBoGam
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
Learn more about Bethlem Museum’s new and exciting activity trails for families, encouraging learning, play and exploration.
Find out about damage to the Hospital and the experiences of staff and patients during the Second World War.