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Visual Arts Programme: A Message from our Emerging Artist

Hi, my name is Malcolm Mackenzie. I am an artist who has been in residence on the Isle of Bute, as part of Mount Stuart's…

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Jacobite Collection

The Jacobite Risings were a series of wars and rebellions across Britain and Ireland from 1688 – 1746 with the aim of returning King James…

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MOUNT STUART TRUST ANNOUNCES EXPANDED VISUAL ARTS PROGRAMME FOR 2019

2019 sees Mount Stuart expand their Visual Arts Programme with two exhibitions from Whitney McVeigh and Martin Boyce and the continuation of their Emerging Artist…

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The Feast of St. Nicholas

Happy St. Nicholas Day! Or, as the Dutch would say, Prettige Sinterklaasdag! In honour of this occasion, today we take a look at a curious…

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Edmund Kean

Our scene opens on Woodend, a charming villa, ‘embosomed in trees’, on the Isle of Bute, 1829. The tranquility of the setting is swiftly broken…

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World War I: Ninian Crichton Stuart

Lord Ninian Crichton Stuart (born 14th July 1883) was the second son of John, the 3rd Marquess of Bute, and his wife Gwendolen. Educated at…

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Mount Stuart Trust appoints new Head of Collections

The Mount Stuart Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Rostek as the new Head of Collections. Reporting to the Managing Director and…

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Conservation Work on Tintoretto

Tintoretto, born Jacopo Comin in Venice in 1518, the eldest of 21 children, was an Italian painter and member of the Venetian School, a vibrant…

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Mount Stuart Trust Visual Arts Programme – Inaugural Emerging Artist Residency Announcement

Mount Stuart Trust is delighted to announce Malcolm Mackenzie as the successful candidate for this new residency. In creating an opportunity for emerging artists, Mount…

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Bute Looms: Dedicated Follower of Fashion

Bute Fabrics was set up in 1947 by the 5th Marquess of Bute, originally called Isle of Bute Industries it later became Bute Tweeds and…

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