14 April 2017 News flash
To mark the 8th World Circus Day, on 15 April, the organisers of the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival have unveiled the poster for the 42nd Festival, which will take place from 18 to 28 Ja...Read more of 8th World Circus Day
07 April 2017 News flash
On Friday 7 April 2017, Patrice Cellario, Minister of Interior, Jean-Luc Biamonti, CEO of the Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer (SBM), and Jean-Christophe Maillot, Choreographer and Director of...Read more of Presentation of the "F(ê)aites de la danse" Dance Festival
31 March 2017 News flash
The Maison des Océans played host to the first evening of lectures to be presented in Paris by Philosophical Encounters in Monaco on 28 March. At the invitation of Charlotte Casiraghi and the found...Read more of Philosophical Encounters in Monaco head to Paris
30 March 2017 News flash
The official premiere of the digital series Deep – Mare Nostrum took place yesterday evening at the Oceanographic Museum in the presence of the Sovereign Prince and the team behind the series.Creat...Read more of Launch of web series Deep – Mare Nostrum
24 March 2017 News flash
The Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (NMNM)’s Villa Paloma is hosting a public exhibition dedicated to the genius Monegasque-Brazilian jack-of-all-trades Hercule Florence (1804–1879). It took the N...Read more of Hercule Florence. The New Robinson - Nouveau Musée National de Monaco
21 March 2017 Press release
Mardi 28 mars 2017 – 20 heures - Théâtre Princesse GraceRead more of Tuesday 28 March 2017 – 8 p.m. - Princess Grace Theatre
09 February 2017 Press release
2017 marque une année importante pour le Corps des Carabiniers, celle du bicentenaire de sa création. A cette occasion, plusieurs manifestations ponctueront les mois à venir, notamment le concert d...Read more of Bicentenaire du Corps des Carabiniers : des fèves commémoratives
05 February 2017 Press release
La sixième édition du Festival pour jeunes artistes "New Generation" vient de prendre fin et le jury, présidé par Pauline Ducruet (fille de S.A.S. la Princesse Stéphanie), a proclamé le P...Read more of PALMARES 6e NEW GENERATION – 4 et 5 février 2017
03 February 2017 Press release
Ms. Isabelle Bonnal, Director of Education, Youth and Sport, had the honour this morning of welcoming the daughter of H.S.H. Princesse Stéphanie, Miss Camille Gottlieb, and Mrs. Guilaine Telle, wif...Read more of Circus Arts Meeting at the École de Fontvieille
12 January 2017 Press release
41st International Circus Festival of Monte-CarloFrom the 19th to the 29th January 2017Press Release n° 5Read more of The full programme !
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: