Wellcome Collection
02/23/2017 at 15:31. Facebook
Leadwort (Plumbago auriculata, from South Africa) was used as charm to ward off lightning.

Our Making Nature and Electricity ⚡ exhibitions collide for FolkloreThursday ⚡
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yesterday at 11:14. Facebook
Magnus Hirschfeld's mission for gay rights was bolstered by scientific documentation, but his passion for art is what made his project profound.

Varieties of Love

Wellcome Collection
02/21/2017 at 22:21. Facebook
Go deep—real deep—with 'Self Portrait (Interior)' by Theo Triantafyllidis.

This Virtual Reality Trip Inside an Artist's Body Is Like the Magic School Bus on Mushrooms

Wellcome Collection
02/21/2017 at 16:48. Facebook
Can't come to our exhibitions during the day? Too busy at the weekends?

Enjoy a chilled out Friday evening with our upcoming exhibition #Electricity on our #FirstFriday, and saunter into your Saturday full of curiosity and wonder...

First Friday: Electricity edition

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02/21/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
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First Friday: Electricity edition

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02/20/2017 at 18:06. Facebook
We're excited to present an enhanced reading experience with a new visual design to replace our blog. What do you think:

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Wellcome Collection
02/20/2017 at 12:41. Facebook
Busty Beatz took over our Twitter account at the weekend in an attempt to decolonise our collection as part of her installation in Medicine Man. We were prepared to be uncomfortable and ready to be challenged (and loved every minute) ✊


Wellcome Collection
02/20/2017 at 10:21. Facebook
Did you enjoy The Sick of the Fringe this weekend?
If you missed out on Lynn Ruth Miller's incredible show, why not catch it at the King's Head Theatre?

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Lynn Ruth Miller: Approaching 80

Wellcome Collection
02/17/2017 at 12:56. Facebook
How would you define being "fit and capable for work"?

Book a ticket or drop in to this powerful piece as part of The Sick of the Fringe this weekend.

#EssentialVoices #DisabilityBenefitsCuts


Wellcome Collection
02/16/2017 at 14:55. Facebook
⚡⚡ Electricity #SparkOfLife ⚡⚡ opens one week today! [ Wellcomecollection.org Link ]

(Video includes 'Looking up in Osaka K Minamisemba 1 cho-me', by João Penalva, 2005-06. Courtesy of the artist and Simon Lee Gallery, London/Hong Kong.)
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02/16/2017 at 13:31. Facebook
This weekend it's THE SICK OF THE FRINGE. Wellcome Collection will be taken over by discussions, performances, installations and everything inbetween. Explore the body - it's problems and potential!
Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Discover the incredible parallels between surgery and puppetry in tomorrow's Reading Room event with Prof. Roger Kneebone and experts in the field of puppetry. First come, first seated.

Parallels: Puppetry and Surgery

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We continue to celebrate LGBT History Month with the story of the Ladies of Llangollen.

The Ladies of Llangollen

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Parallels: Puppetry and Surgery

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Improve your charm this Valentine’s Day with ‘A Practical Course in Personal Magnetism: The Victorian Guide to Health, Happiness, Power and Success’! We’re offering you the chance to win a copy surging with advice on how to improve your charm and influence at home, at work, and in your love life.

To enter, email your most magnetic tip or trick for making a charming first...
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Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Sweep your heart,
Of its reptilian brood ❤
Celebrate the humour and creativity of Tourettes with Jess Thom and her fantastic website: Touretteshero

She will also be joining us as part of The Sick of the Fringe - London this weekend, book your free place now: [ Bit.ly Link ]


We are thrilled to have Alix Generous' event 'But I Read It On The Internet' with us as part of The Sick of the Fringe (17-19 Feb).

Watch her incredible TED talk and book your free ticket now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

#MentalDiversity #neurodiversity #aspergers

How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger's