14 June 2019 News flash
Patrice Cellario, Minister of the Interior, Jean-Charles Curau, Director of Cultural Affairs, and Jo Bulitt, Season Programme Director for the Fort Antoine Theatre, presented the Department of Cult...Read more of Department of Cultural Affairs presents summer season 2019
11 June 2019 News flash
The Monaco Philosophical Meetings Prize Awards Ceremony, which took place at the OceanographicMuseum on 7 June, featured several highlights, including the prize presentation ceremony with members o...Read more of 4th Monaco Philosophical Meetings Colloquium – 2019 Prize Awards Ceremony
06 June 2019 News flash
The jury of the "High School Students' Favourite Choice," comprised of Year 11 pupils from the Lycée Albert Ier, Monaco's Vocational and Catering School (Lycée Technique et Hôtelier de Mo...Read more of Authors and Schoolchildren Meet for the 2019 "High School Students' Favourite Choice"
03 June 2019 Press release
On 22 and 23 June, the Place du Palais will host the 2nd Meeting of Historical Sites of the Grimaldis of Monaco. This year, the Pays de Matignon, the Duchy of Valentinois, the Italian commune of Do...Read more of 2nd Meeting of Historical Sites of the Grimaldis of Monaco - 22 and 23 June 2019 (from 11 am)
28 May 2019 Press release
"La Maison de la Philosophie" organisée par les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco, se tiendra cette année les vendredi 7 et samedi 8 juin.Le Colloque s’ouvrira par une rencontre au Musé...Read more of 4ème édition du Colloque des Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco Vendredi 7 et samedi 8 juin 2019
14 May 2019 News flash
The Literary Council of the Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation met in Paris at La Dame de Pic restaurant to draw up a shortlist of authors under consideration for the Literary Prize, which recognis...Read more of Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation - Paris - Tuesday 14 May 2019
08 May 2019 News flash
The New National Museum of Monaco is holding a workshop for the general public this Saturday, 11 May, at the Villa Paloma. It will be led by Camille Barlerin, in connection with the exhibition of a...Read more of Prints of Plants – A Workshop at the Villa Paloma, Open to All
06 May 2019 Press release
The Monaco Philosophical Meetings, presided over by Charlotte Casiraghi and organised by Joseph Cohen, Robert Maggiori and Raphael Zagury-Orly, are holding a new event in the Principality, the &quo...Read more of The "Young Philosophers" Days - From Wednesday 8 to Saturday 11 May 2019
03 May 2019 News flash
Yesterday evening, at the Monte-Carlo Bay, a ceremony took place to present the 59th TelevisionFestival, to be held from 14 to 18 June in the Principality.During the evening, Laurent Puons, Deputy...Read more of Presentation of the 59th Monte-Carlo Television Festival
29 April 2019 News flash
Le 7ème Forum des Associations Culturelles, organisé par la Direction des Affaires Culturelles, aura lieu les 4 et 5 mai 2019, à L’Auditorium Rainier III.Le public pourra y découvrir la diversité d...Read more of Forum des Associations Culturelles 4 et 5 mai 2019 – Auditorium Rainier III de 14h à 18h30
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: