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Entrancing new installation at Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Art, Exhibitions, News

The mesmerising work of Finnish artist Panu Ollikainen is on show in the UK for the first time

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Objects of Obsession

News

Cornelia Parker reflects on the Bethlem Museum of the Mind artwork that has inspired her as part of a new digital series in partnership with the Royal Academy and The Space.

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Volunteers’ Week 2016: A Big Thank You!

News, Personal accounts

Volunteer’s Week is a national celebration of all those people who give up their time to various organisations. This post looks at the lovely Bethlem Museum vol

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Mansions in the Orchard: Bare Bones of the Museum

News

See the beginnings of works to build the new Bethlem Museum of the Mind.

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Launching the Edward Adamson Festival!

Art, History, News

The Edward Adamson Festival, launching on Wednesday 12 February, is a celebration of the life and work of artist Edward Adamson (1911-1996...

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Vote for us!!

Collection, Competition, News

You may remember us announcing back in December that we have been shortlisted to win a day working with the photographer, Rankin.  Well, the...

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Confronting the Collections

Collection, News

As many of you will be aware, Bethlem Archives and Museum are in the process of moving to a bigger and better place on the hospital site.  Part...

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Museum of the Mind: Whose Narrative?

News

Find out the results of our survey on 'whose narrative' for the new museum.

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Museum of the Mind: Challenging Objects Feedback

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Here's a summary of our recent survery looking at how we might display challenging objects in the new museum.

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Museum of the Mind: Logos and Other Feedback

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This week we've been compiling much of the feedback received from our online questionnaires as well as those completed in person at various events...

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Confronting the Collections: Challenging Objects

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The history of the Bethlem Royal Hospital spans hundreds of years, bringing us right up to the present day. As such it can give an account of...

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Confronting the Collections: Images of Real People

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As our ongoing Hospital Snapshots series has explored, the new technique of photography was quickly adopted by asylum physicians from the 1850s...

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