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Blog - Relocation

Mansions in the Orchard: Bare Bones of the Museum

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

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Museum of the Mind: Whose Narrative?

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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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Photography Feedback: Museum of the Mind

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Hear the results of our survey about photographs 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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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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