Exhibitions & Loans

on the Isle of Bute and across the globe

See and experience the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart.

We are proud to share the historic Bute Collection through our exciting in-house exhibitions and displays at Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute, alongside our active programme of loans to external exhibitions at institutions across the globe. Discover the Bute Collection on your visit to Mount Stuart and on display at our partner institutions today.

Comics Uncovered Exhibition

Discover the extraordinary history of comics at Mount Stuart!

Delve into the fascinating history of comic books through the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart, tracing how this multi-modal form of storytelling developed. Well-known characters such as Dare Devil, Black Panther and Spider-Man sit alongside first editions of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, William Hogarth’s The Analysis of Beauty, and The Satires of Juvenal and Persius (which dates to 1544) in this jewel of an exhibition.

The Bute Collection on Loan

Take a look at some of the treasures loaned from the Bute Collection at Mount Stuart to fascinating exhibitions in the UK and around the world.


Past Exhibitions

Discover our past exhibitions, displays and installations at Mount Stuart, featuring the historic Bute Collection.


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