Facebook Twitter Google News Person TripAdvisor
Exhibitions
Upcoming exhibitions

A way from home: Bethlem artists on longing and belonging

From

28 July 2022

To

12 November 2022

Location

Bethlem Museum of the Mind
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Beckenham
Kent BR3 3BX

The experiences of trauma, mental distress, contact with mental health services and everyday life can shape and disrupt a person’s sense of home, what it is and where it is. Artists whose work features in the reserve collections of Bethlem Museum of the Mind, many of which have never previously been on display, bring multiple perspectives to bear on this poignant theme. Their work displays equal measures of vulnerability, resilience and insight into a subject that concerns us all.

Related blog articles

Bringing ‘The Art of Bedlam’ to Bethlem

A lot of work goes into creating an exhibition; here, Bethlem Museum of the Mind registrar Diana Chaccour outlines the process that went in to creating "The Art

Arrow
Read more

In the Frame for September 2013: Richard Dadd’s ‘Portrait of Alexander Morison’

In the Frame goes on holiday once again, as our Education Officer takes a trip to Edinburgh.

Arrow
Read more

A Conversation with Charlotte Johnson Wahl

Hannah Gal talks to artist Charlotte Johnson Wahl about her art. "She is merely, completely, un-selfconsciously herself..an artistic force to be reckoned with."

Arrow
Read more