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Blog - Exhibitions

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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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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From the Curator’s Desk: The Four Ages of Woman, Perinatal Mental Health

Exhibitions

In this new series of posts about the exhibition ‘The Four Ages of Woman’ our Registrar will be writing about the art on display, & how we put it all together.

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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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The Anti-Insane Asylum Society

Exhibitions

Ahead of our talk this Saturday on the UK's 'Alleged Lunatics’ Friend Society' we look at the US Anti-Insane Asylum Society founded by Elizabeth Ware Packard.

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The Anatomy of Melancholy and DongUiBoGam

Collection, Exhibitions, History, Literature, Reviews

Our work placement student Hong Namgoong looks at the similarities between the Anatomy of Melancholy and the Korean medical text DongUiBoGam

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Science, Art and Mescaline

Exhibitions

Our volunteer Sophia Gal looks at the impact of the mescaline trials and the surprising influence of art on scientific research.

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