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Change Minds Online: Elizabeth Vigars by M-F M

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Elizabeth Vigars, patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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Change Minds Online: Dorothy Leese by Alexandra Leigh

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Dorothy Leese, patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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Change Minds Online: Arundel Shoard by Amy Moffat

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Arundel Shoard, patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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Change Minds Online: Leonora Cane / Mottram by Nicki James

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Leonora Mottram (nee Cane), patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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Facing Challenges in Displaying and Interpreting Mental Health in Museums - Part Three

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

The final part of Curator Rebecca Raybone's series 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 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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10 Madnesses Book Club

Art, Literature

The third Museum Book Club - 10 Madnesses...

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Stages of Women’s Mental Health

Literature

In the final poetry workshop run by Young People’s Laureate for London Theresa Lola, the group discussed perinatal mental health...

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Mental Health and the Journey to Recovery

Art, Events

The second in a series of three blog posts looking at poems produced by participants in a workshop with Theresa Lola, Young People’s Laureate for London.

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A Museum Moment to remember...

Personal accounts

For Museum Week, Glass Artist & Bethlem Gallery volunteer Xavier White recalls the day he joined a Museum of the Year photoshoot with Museum of the Mind staff

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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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