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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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Confronting the Collections: Whose Narrative?

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As we explored in our former series, Curatorial Conversations, one of the challenges facing a museum of psychiatry is the vast number of potentially...

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Confronting the Collections: Doors and Windows

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As readers of this blog will probably be aware, we at the Archives and Museum are preparing to move in 2014. At present, we are working on designs...

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Location, Location 2

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We continue our look at why Bethlem has been located at its various sites throughout history.

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A Museum of the Mind - Exhibition from 23 Jan to 8 Feb

Exhibitions, News

An exhibition showcasing plans and artwork for the new ‘Museum of the Mind’ at the Bethlem Royal Hospital will be on display in the Bethlem Gallery...

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Curatorial Conversations XIV

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Read more about the discussions that go on behind the scenes when exhibiting objects and stories related to mental health.

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