17 September 2020 News flash
From 18 September 2020 to 31 January 2021, the New National Museum of Monaco is presenting the exhibition "Unstable Artifices - Stories of Ceramics" at the Villa Sauber.In this exhibition...Read more of The NMNM Celebrates the Art of Ceramics at the Villa Sauber
09 September 2020 Press release
The Organizing Committee of the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo, under the Presidency of H.S.H. Princesse Stéphanie, announces the postponement of the 45th Edition of the Circus Festiv...Read more of Postponement of the 45th Edition of the Circus Festival to 2022
23 July 2020 Press release
The 2020 Monaco International Organ Festival will go ahead! There are six events on the programme between 23 August and 6 September, a mix of lectures, meetings, concerts and a film screening with...Read more of 15th Monaco International Organ Festival - 23 August–6 September 2020, Monaco Cathedral
14 July 2020 Press release
Launched in 2017, the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco’s “Les Apprentis Collectionneurs” (“Apprentice Collectors”) educational programme, which enjoys support from SOGEDA, aims to familiarise teena...Read more of Les Apprentis Collectionneurs 2020
24 June 2020 Press release
The jury, made up of Year 11 (Seconde) pupils from Lycée Albert I, Monaco’s Vocational and Catering School and Lycée FANB, has selected the shortlist of books for the High School Students’ Favourit...Read more of Prince Pierre Foundation - Shortlist for High School Students’ Favourite Choice Award 2020
50 years of Fort Antoine Theatre “Guests of Fort Antoine” and “Fort Antoine Theatre Season” will celebrate the anniversary all summer long24 June 2020 Press release
Fort Antoine is set to be the cultural event of the summer in the Principality. This year, the regular summer entertainment venue is celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of its open-air theatre.The...Read more of 50 years of Fort Antoine Theatre “Guests of Fort Antoine” and “Fort Antoine Theatre Season” will celebrate the anniversary all summer long
17 June 2020 News flash
Minister of the Interior Patrice Cellario recently introduced Björn Dahlström to the press as the next Director of the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (NMNM). Also in attendance were Françoise Gam...Read more of Introducing the next NMNM Director: Björn Dahlström
15 June 2020 Press release
The Virtual Exhibition of the 5th Artists' Forum, which runs until 3 July, brings together almost80 artists who express themselves in the fields of painting, photography and sculpture.This year, th...Read more of 5th Monaco Artists' Forum - The Public's Prize is Awarded to Olivia Célest Blanchard
The Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco announces the shortlisted authors for the Literary Award (Le Prix Littéraire) and the Discovery Grant (La Bou...09 June 2020 Press release
Every year the Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco honours two writers with awards for their contribution to literature. One writer is awarded with the Literary Award (Le Prix Littéraire) and a prize...Read more of The Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco announces the shortlisted authors for the Literary Award (Le Prix Littéraire) and the Discovery Grant (La Bou...
04 June 2020 Press release
Following the reopening of the Villa Paloma on Tuesday 2 June, the New National Museum of Monaco is pleased to announce the resumption of its workshops for young people and families.The workshops w...Read more of Workshops for Young People and Families Resume on June 8 at the Villa Paloma
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: