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Upcoming exhibitions

The Art of Louis Wain


26 November 2016


4 February 2017


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

A journey through the life and work of one of the most prolific British illustrators of the Victorian era, Louis Wain (1860-1939), including his time as a Bethlem patient. The exhibition features his famous anthropomorphic cats as well as his less well-known paintings of birds, flowers and landscapes. It challenges some of the stereotypes that have been generated around his creative work in relation to his mental health.

Free entry - all welcome