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Objects of Obsession

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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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Loose Threads 2

Archives, History

The credibility of a certain infamous quote is called into question...

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Loose Threads 1

Archives, History

A tweet from UK Parliamentary Archives leads Colin Gale, Bethlem Museum Archivist, on an unexpected journey.

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"Dancing Cats" by Stanley Lench

Art, Exhibitions

"Scaling the Citadel" curator Rebecca Lodge takes a deeper look at one of Stanley Lench's earliest works, "Dancing Cats."

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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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Hospital Snapshots 12

Archives, History

With the discovery of an intriguing photo accompanying a Victorian patient's records, work placement student Niko considers its meaning.

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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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Bethlem’s Boardroom: Part Three

Archives, History

For this final installation of "Bethlem's Boardroom," our volunteer focuses on the figure in the corner of the photo...

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