20 April 2018 Press release
The Principality of Monaco, through its Embassy in Paris, commemorated the 250th anniversary of the birth of internationally renowned Monegasque sculptor François-Joseph Bosio on 19 April 2018.Seve...Read more of 250th anniversary of François-Joseph Bosio’s birth commemorated
20 April 2018 News flash
H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince, accompanied by Mr. Serge Telle, Minister of State, Mr.PatriceCellario, Minister of Interior, Mr. Georges Marsan, Mayor of Monaco, and numerous dignitaries, presided ove...Read more of Commemoration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of François-Joseph Bosio
19 April 2018 News flash
Until 28 October 2018, the Villa Sauber (NMNM) is hosting an exhibition by Latifa Echakhch entitled "The Mechanical Garden" ("Le jardin mécanique"): inspired by the tradition of...Read more of The NMNM (Villa Sauber) presents Latifa Echakhch - "The Mechanical Garden"
17 April 2018 News flash
Charlotte Casiraghi, President of Philosophical Encounters of Monaco, and Robert Maggiori, philosopher and founding member of the organisation, presented their book Archipel des passions (Archipela...Read more of "Archipel des passions" presented at Théâtre Princesse Grace
Monaco Celebrates World Circus Day Saturday 21 April – 3 p.m. - Louis II Stadium - School Gymnastics Hall (Salle de gymnastique scolaire)16 April 2018 Press release
In 2009, the World Circus Federation, of which H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie is Honorary President and "Extraordinary Ambassador," proclaimed 21 April "World Circus Day."This year,...Read more of Monaco Celebrates World Circus Day Saturday 21 April – 3 p.m. - Louis II Stadium - School Gymnastics Hall (Salle de gymnastique scolaire)
13 April 2018 News flash
Eric Ruf, General Director of the Comédie-Française, gave a talk at the Maison des Océans in Paris last night as part of the Prince Pierre Foundation’s series of conferences held outside Monaco. Th...Read more of Eric Ruf at Maison des Océans
Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of François-Joseph Bosio Sculptor under the Empire and the Restoration Programme of Events fro...12 April 2018 Press release
Two hundred and fifty years ago, on 19 March 1768, the internationally renowned Monegasque sculptor Giuseppe-Francesco Bosio, better known as François-Joseph Bosio, was born in Monaco. On the initi...Read more of Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of François-Joseph Bosio Sculptor under the Empire and the Restoration Programme of Events fro...
19 March 2018 Press release
Internationally renowned Monegasque sculptor Giuseppe-Francesco Bosio, better known as François-Joseph Bosio, was born in Monaco 250 years ago, on 19 March 1768.Fascinated by sculpture from an earl...Read more of Monaco celebrates 250th anniversary of the birth of François-Joseph Bosio
15 March 2018 News flash
The 9th International Monaco and the Mediterranean Meeting (RIMM) has just opened at the Oceanographic Museum. The opening was attended by H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince, Minister of the Interior Patr...Read more of 9th International Monaco and the Mediterranean Meeting opens
15 March 2018 News flash
On Sunday 18 March at 8.58 p.m., as part of its programme "D’Art d’Art," France 2 will broadcast an item on the famous equestrian statue of Louis XIV in the Place des Victoires in Paris,...Read more of "D’art d’Art" Celebrates the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of the Sculptor François-Joseph Bosio!
A tradition of cultural influence
True to the tradition of artistic patronage practised by the Princes of Monaco, through the Department of Cultural Affairs , the Prince’s Government pursues an active cultural policy. It promotes the development of the Arts in the Principality and helps to disseminate culture to a wide audience.
Culture is a vehicle for the Principality's influence abroad and a major sector of local policy. It benefits from 6% of the State budget. This is mainly devoted to supporting organisations and artists, developing a high-quality artistic programme, developing heritage projects and financing appropriate cultural facilities.
The pursuit of this policy centres on three main areas: