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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