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The question of how humans relate to other animals has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, ethicists and artists for centuries. 'Making Nature' will bring together over 100 objects from literature, film, taxidermy and photography to examine the historical origins of our ideas about other animals and the consequences of these for ourselves and our planet.
Join us on the first Friday of the month for extended gallery opening hours, music, cocktails and tours of the exhibitions. Relax and see the exhibitions outside of our usual opening hours and enjoy a live DJ set from Antique Beat.
'Bedlam: the asylum and beyond' traces the rise and fall of the mental asylum by following the story of one such institution, Bethlem Royal Hospital in London, known in popular slang as Bedlam.
The exhibition focuses on the diverse perspectives and lived experiences of individuals who inhabited the asylum or created alternatives to it – their voices have shaped the meaning of mental illness and the current landscape of mental health care.
Pick up an audio companion, which brings together interviews, spoken word and other audio pieces developed by creative practitioners with lived experience of mental health issues.
Historical documents are sometimes the closest we can get to making direct contact with the distant past. In this talk, we lift the covers of original casebooks and reports to catch sight of daily life inside the wards and corridors of a late 19th-century lunatic asylum.
The BBC World Service joins forces with Wellcome Collection to explore some of the biggest challenges facing our world today in a new programme of events and radio programmes. This event, which will take place with a live audience at Wellcome Collection, will be recorded and broadcasted on BBC World Service in March 2017.
Presenters Claudia Hammond and Tim Cockerill join a curator, a historian, a zoologist and a live audience to ask, how can we live with animals?
Please note this event was originally titled 'Humans and Animals'.
What did it take to be an officer in World War II? Come along to a war-period psychology testing event and find out if you have what it takes!
Through a combination of individual and group tests, including word association, thematic apperception, and some moustaches that Henry Wellcome himself would have been jealous of, join us to question, challenge and debate how we ‘test’ in society.
In partnership with the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.
Join us on this audio-described tour and discussion in the 'Medicine Man' gallery where you'll encounter ways of mapping the human body from different times and places. Learn about the long history of Chinese medicine while using some tactile teaching tools, and locate a few acupuncture points along the way.
'Animal Vegetable Mineral'celebrates the beauty and strangeness of the ‘infographics’, charts and ordering systems used to classify and understand nature in the 18th and 19th centuries, from taxonomy diagrams to distribution maps and colour dictionaries. With an introduction by Tim Dee.
"Offers a real insight into the 'talking cure'." 'Guardian'
An insightful, honest account of the process of therapy from bestselling author Susie Orbach. Drawing on 40 years of experience, she reveals what she thinks and feels about the people who seek her help, through five dramatised case studies. An essential read for anyone curious about therapy.