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Black and white photo of nurses inside Whittingham Asylum.

Narrative of Mental Health: Past, Present and Future...

'Asylum - Narrative of Mental Health: Past, Present and Future' includes selected artworks from the 2018 'Whittingham Lives: Hidden Histories - Alternative Futures' exhibition. The exhibition explored the history and legacy of Preston's Whittingham Asylum; from its opening in 1873 to its demolition in 2016.

The Asylum exhibition further examines historical, social, and cultural issues around mental health and care through clothing, textiles, sculpture, painting, photography, poetry, and language.

Exhibition details

Asylum is open at PR1 Gallery Monday 4 February - Thursday 14 February, 9am-6pm. Entry is free.

For more details visit Eventbrite - Asylum - Narrative of Mental Health: Past, Present and Future.

Map address for PR1 Gallery

PR1 Gallery, Victoria Building, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 7HD.