"Au fil du temps …" ("Over Time …") - Claude Gauthier - Rainier III Auditorium - Until 17 November 201905 November 2019 News flash
On the initiative of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the renowned Monegasque painter Claude Gauthier is exhibiting more than 125 paintings at the Rainier III Auditorium. The exhibition runs unt...Read more of "Au fil du temps …" ("Over Time …") - Claude Gauthier - Rainier III Auditorium - Until 17 November 2019
23 October 2019 News flash
On Monday 21 October, Véronique Herrera-Campana joined the Department of Cultural Affairs, taking up the post of Deputy Director after six years as a project leader in the Ministry of Health and So...Read more of Véronique Herrera-Campana appointed Deputy Director of Cultural Affairs
The Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation and the Monaco Philosophical Meetings Award the 2019 Principality's Prize16 October 2019 News flash
The 2019 Principality's Prize was awarded jointly on Tuesday 15 October by the Monaco Philosophical Meetings and the Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation to Georges Didi-Huberman, for the whole of hi...Read more of The Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation and the Monaco Philosophical Meetings Award the 2019 Principality's Prize
15 October 2019 Press release
The winners of the 2019 Prince Pierre Foundation awards have now been announced:- Literary PrizeLinda Lê for her entire body of work- Discovery GrantGrégory Le Floch for Dans la forêt du hameau de...Read more of Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation - 2019 Prizewinners
08 October 2019 News flash
Marc Monnet, Artistic Advisor of the Spring Arts Festival (Printemps des Arts), has just presented the next Festival at the Salle Garnier of the Monte-Carlo Opera; he is the author of a film, throu...Read more of Presentation of the 2020 Spring Arts Festival (Printemps des Arts) - From 13 March to 11 April 2020
08 October 2019 Press release
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Pierre of Monaco Foundation - Press release n°5 - The Principality's Prize To be awarded jointly by the Monaco Philosophical Meetings and the Prin...04 October 2019 Press release
When creating the Monaco Philosophical Meetings back in 2015, the Founding Members had envisaged awarding a Prize not just for a single work, but for philosophical work that had been developed over...Read more of Pierre of Monaco Foundation - Press release n°5 - The Principality's Prize To be awarded jointly by the Monaco Philosophical Meetings and the Prin...
02 October 2019 News flash
The 2019/2020 season of the Philosophical Workshops, organised by the Monaco Philosophical Meetings, will explore the theme of "Time," with the aim of introducing and leading an in-depth...Read more of Monaco Philosophical Meetings: 2019-2020 Philosophical Workshops
01 October 2019 News flash
The 24th European Heritage Day was a huge success: 17,155 visitors came to discover the Principality’s rich heritage on Sunday 29 September.The most visited sites were the Prince’s Palace (2,231 vi...Read more of European Heritage Day attracts 17,155 visitors in Principality
01 October 2019 Press release
A novel, a film”By the Audiovisual Institute of MonacoTuesday 8 October 2019 – Variety Theatre – 8 pmFilm screeningCharell (2006) and Montparnasse (2009) by Mikhaël HersTribute to Patrick Modiano,...Read more of Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation - Press Release No. 4 - Cinema
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: