Blog - Exhibitions

Curating Stanley Lench

Archives, Exhibitions

Curator and former Bethlem Museum registrar Rebecca Lodge talks about her excitement at being invited back to create this wonderful exhibition.

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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: Portrait Studies of Figures in Eastern Dress

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

Collection, Exhibitions

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

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Bryan Charnley’s depictions of schizophrenia 3 of 3

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

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

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

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

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

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 t

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