23 July 2021 Press release
Les organisateurs* du Mondial du Théâtre de Monaco, qui se tient tous les 4 ans, viennent de dévoiler le programme de la 17ème édition de ce Festival Mondial du Théâtre Amateur, organisé par le Stu...Read more of 17ème édition du Mondial du Théâtre de Monaco - 17 au 22 août 2021
16 June 2021 News flash
Françoise Gamerdinger, the Director of Cultural Affairs, presented the Department of Cultural Affairs’ summer season at the Théâtre Princesse Grace yesterday, before an audience of senior officials...Read more of Department of Cultural Affairs presents summer season 2021
[LECTURE] - Barbara Cassin – Developments in philosophy: Experiencing the differences between languages16 June 2021 Press release
In partnership with Philosophical Encounters of Monaco, the Prince Pierre Foundation is presenting a chance to hear from Barbara Cassin. The event will be held on Wednesday 23 June at the Maison de...Read more of [LECTURE] - Barbara Cassin – Developments in philosophy: Experiencing the differences between languages
08 June 2021 Press release
The aim of the Reading Marathon, which was initiated in connection with the Literary Prize and the Discovery Grant, is to share the book selections made each year by the members of the Prince Pierr...Read more of Launch of the 2021 Reading Marathon
Charity concert by the Orchestra of the Palace Guards - Wednesday 9 June - Roof terrace of the Lycée Albert-Ier08 June 2021 News flash
The Orchestra of the Palace Guards will be giving a jazz concert on Wednesday 9 June on the roof terrace of the Lycée Albert Ier, in aid of Monaco Disease Power and Monaco Humanitarian Aid.The aim...Read more of Charity concert by the Orchestra of the Palace Guards - Wednesday 9 June - Roof terrace of the Lycée Albert-Ier
08 June 2021 Press release
The 5th Philosophical Meetings Colloquium will take place in Monaco from Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 June. At this event, there will be a meeting with the 2021 Prize finalists, as well as the awards...Read more of 5th Monaco Philosophical Meetings Colloquium - From Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 June 2021
04 June 2021 News flash
The "Apprentice Collectors," initiated in 2017 by the New National Museum of Monaco, is an educational programme supported by SOGEDA (Society for the Management ofAuthors'Rights) which ai...Read more of The 2021 Apprentice Collectors
26 May 2021 News flash
The 8th Cultural Associations Forum, organised by Monaco's Department of Cultural Affairs, will take place on 5 and 6 June at the Rainier III Auditorium, from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.At this Forum, the...Read more of 8th Cultural Associations Forum - Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June 2021 - Rainier III Auditorium
Les auteurs sélectionnés pour le Prix Littéraire et la Bourse de la découverte 2021 de la Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco18 May 2021 Press release
Chaque année, la Fondation Prince Pierre honore deux écrivains, l’un avec le Prix Littéraire, doté d’un prix de 25.000 €, et l’autre avec la Bourse de la découverte, dotée d’un prix de 12.000 €. Le...Read more of Les auteurs sélectionnés pour le Prix Littéraire et la Bourse de la découverte 2021 de la Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco
18 May 2021 News flash
The Association of Friends of the Princess Grace Rose Garden, presided over by Mr. Yves Piaget, in partnership with the Department of Urban Amenities, is organising the 5th International Rose Compe...Read more of Fifth International Rose Competition - Vote and Select the "Public's Prize"!
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: