Dignity in Mental Health art exhibition, Liverpool - submissions open

Liverpool will celebrate World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October with a programme of events more extensive and varied than those offered in any other city in the UK. The activities range from music, performance and debates to film, training, advice and information. Now in its 6th year and organised by Liverpool Mental Health Consortium, one of the most popular events in our World Mental Health Day programme has proved to be the art exhibition.

Baltic Creative, Baltic Triangle, Liverpool

9–11 October 2015

Summer Showcase, Open Age - 19 August

The Second Half Centre will be filled with art, performances and workshops to take part in. This is a free event, all ages welcome.

Wednesday 19 August, 12-4pm

As well as the exhibition itself the showcase will feature performances from the Open Age Ukulele group, and by award winning Tai Chi instructors Jenny Chan and Simon Wong, from Buckinghamshire’s Movers & Shakers, a health and wellbeing initiative for older people.

Workshops will include iPad photography, print making on fabric, and drama.

We’ve got talent! Annual exhibition by staff at UCLH NHS Foundation Trust

Private View and Prize Giving

6.00pm—7.30pm, Monday 7 September 2015

Exhibition dates 
12 August—23 September 2015

The Street Gallery, 
University College Hospital
, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU

e: guy.noble@uclh.nhs.uk

t: 020 3447 5451

Outside In: Bethlem – 19 August-11 September

A collaborative show between Outside In and Bethlem Gallery
Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Kent

War and mental health - ongoing

South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust is hosting an exhibition exploring the role of the hospital in supporting the mental health of servicemen in World War One.

Newly built in 1915, the War Office occupied the Maudsley before it could officially open to the public. It became the Maudsley Military Hospital, the neurological annex of the Fourth London Medical Division (King’s College Hospital) located across the road. It was used as a specialist treatment and research unit for shell shock.

‘held’ – continuing to 21 August 2015

Bethlem Museum of the Mind has mounted a temporary exhibition, comprising photographs by artist Jane Fradgley, informed by the museum’s collection of restraining garments.

Opening times: Wednesday-Friday 10.00 – 17.00 (Monday & Tuesday booked groups only) First & last Saturdays of every month.


Miraculous Urgency: an exploration of catharsis and art – 4 July 2015

This July, ‘Miraculous Urgency' will open in Brighton; a collaboratively curated exhibition focusing on the link between art and catharsis.

Curated by Now and Again Gallery and kdoutsiderart.com, the exhibition will include work by many artists and writers and aims to shine a light on the importance of creativity, and how, in many cases, process is equally as important as product.

Hell-a-bration – 26 March 2015

Trinity Hospice’s outpatient centre in Clapham is hosting a month-long exhibition by artist and patient David Sharp.

“Hell-a-bration: an exploration of mortality in oils and pencil" seeks to present a diverse representation of David’s work, both retrospective and post-illness. The exhibition demonstrates his passion and versatility in depicting the human form, of which he uses to express his emotions, fears and frustrations.

Drop-in Art Tour - 29 January 2015

Paintings in Hospitals is offering monthly themed tours of its art collection displayed at University College Hospital. 

Light-Life Ignite – 15 January 2015

Light-Life Ignite is a new installation by artist Lorna Carmen McNeill, part of a residency with Wac Arts in Belsize Park.

Opening on 15 January, the installation is designed for young people with sensory impairments. Based in Hampstead Town Hall, the installation will consist of rotating and light portal sculptures which incorporate continuous digital photography and projection of the kinetic sculptures.


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