We are delighted to host a special exhibition #Spirou4rights between 15th January and 23rd March 2019.

Since its creation in 1938, Spirou magazine has conveyed human values through its emblematic authors and iconic characters. The family weekly regularly denounced, defended, questioned, and lent its support to advance human rights. It expressed outrage and allowed generations to open up to the problems around us in a caring and humorous way. The little bellhop Spirou is the mascot of the magazine and its main character.

Spirou magazine joins efforts for the anniversary campaign launched by the UN human rights Office with a special edition of the magazine, dedicated to human rights and released in October 2018.

In addition, a #spirou4rights exhibition dedicated to human rights and the Declaration will be shown at the Alliance Française Glasgow from January!

The 30 articles of the Declaration will be depicted by Spirou’s most talented illustrators and authors such as Émile Bravo, Sente & Juillard, Libon, Nob, Derib, Cossu & Bocquet, Delaf & Dubuc, Achdé, Batem, Verron, Yoann & Vehlmann, Jousselin and many others!

Come along to discover the 17 panels!


Spirou Magazine is published by Editions Dupuis, one of the leading European publishers of comics. Its catalogue includes iconic characters such as The Smurfs, Billy & Buddy, The Bluecoats, Petit Spirou, Lucky Luke, Largo Winch, Gaston Lagaffe, and The Marsupilami.


Join us for the opening of this exhibition with a special talk by Prof. Laurence Grove, from University of Glasgow, on Wednesday 16th January, 6pm! 

Venue: Alliance Française Glasgow
Dates: Until 22nd April 2019
Free entry – donations are welcome. Donation box available at the event or click here to see the way to donate to the AFG.

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 10am – 7pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturday: 10am -1pm