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Department of Cultural Affairs

Role

The Department of Cultural Affairs is tasked with:

  • Promoting cultural development
  • Encouraging the activities of associations and artists in the Principality
  • Directly administrating or overseeing key cultural institutions (Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, the Opera, the Orchestra, the audio-visual archives, the Printemps des Arts festival, the Monaco Dance Forum, etc.)
  • Conservation and promotion of national heritage
  • Managing cultural infrastructures (the Rainier III Auditorium, Salle du Ponant, Variety Theatre, the Quai Antoine I exhibition centre, the Musée de la Chapelle de la Visitation, the Fort Antoine Amphitheatre, etc.)
  • Examining and advising on all cultural projects
  • Organising events (Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco, Printemps des Arts, exhibitions, organ recitals, Fort-Antoine dans la Ville, European Heritage Day, Cultural Associations Forum, etc.)

Official Directory

Legal Reference

Ordinance no. 3.505 of 01 March 1966 establishing a department of education, a cultural affairs office and a convention office

Contact details

Direction des Affaires Culturelles

Opening hours : from 9:00am to 6:30pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 83 03

Fax Number : (+377) 93 50 66 94

Send us an email

Direction des Affaires Culturelles

Le Winter Palace
4, boulevard des Moulins
MC 98000 MONACO

Opening hours : from 9:00am to 6:30pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 83 03

Fax Number : (+377) 93 50 66 94

Send us an email
http://en.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/Ministry-of-Interior/Department-of-Cultural-Affairs