To celebrate world mental health day 2013 The Bethlem Gallery is staging an exhibition of postcards made by artists staying and working in hospitals across Europe. Flight of Ideas is a collaboration between innovative arts practices, studio spaces and galleries based within psychiatric healthcare showcasing works from Montfavet Hospital, Avignon in France, Hospital VrapÄe, Zagreb in Croatia, Azienda USL di Reggio Emilia in Italy and Bethlem Royal Hospital, London in the UK. The exhibition celebrates the shared ideals of these initiatives, framing them within the context of each nation’s system of mental health care.
Exhibition open: 3 – 25 October
Wednesday – Friday 11am – 6pm
Bethlem Gallery and Museum is also open Saturday 12 October 11am – 5pm.
Free Entry – All Welcome!
Address: Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham. Kent. BR3 3BX
Travel: Nearest British Rail: Eden Park / East Croydon
Contact: Beth Elliott, Gallery Director, 020 3228 4101
Image:The World As Was Before, by Anon. Azienda USL di Reggio Emilia, Italy