Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Mr A Moves in Mysterious Ways: Selected Artists from the Adamson Collection (Art Exhibition, London, 15 May-25 July 2017)

The Adamson Collection is one of the world’s largest collections of artworks made by psychiatric patients. It consists of approximately 6,000 paintings, drawings and sculptural objects, produced between 1946 and 1981 by the residents of Netherne, a long-stay British mental hospital, under the guidance of art therapy pioneer Edward Adamson. This Read more…

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Birkbeck Medical Humanities (Reading Group/exhibition, Birkbeck University, 9 December 2015)

The next session of the Birkbeck Medical Humanities reading group continues to explore art therapy: its aims, some of the debates that mark its practice, and the status of artworks produced by patients. This session will be held at the Keynes Library, Birkbeck (43 Gordon Square) on Wednesday 9 December, Read more…

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