03 February 2019 Press release
La huitième 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...Read more of PALMARES 8e NEW GENERATION – 2 et 3 février 2019
29 January 2019 News flash
On Tuesday 29 January, Françoise Gamerdinger, Deputy Director for Cultural Affairs with responsibility for programming at the Théâtre Princesse Grace, signed the National Energy Transition Pact Com...Read more of Théâtre Princesse Grace signs up to join Monaco’s energy transition
29 January 2019 Press release
A participatory library - a project led by the Department of Urban Amenities (DAU) - has recently been set up in the Jardin de l'Âne, near the Ecole de Fontvieille school.The aim of A Picina Bibliu...Read more of A Picina Bibliuteca - A Self-Service Participatory Library
21 January 2019 Press release
Monaco: 28 January, 4 February and 27 JuneExternal: 25 March in Madrid, 16 April in LondonIn 2019, the Prince Pierre Foundation will continue to raise its profile outside Monaco with two events pla...Read more of PRINCE PIERRE OF MONACO FOUNDATION 2019 Conference Series
21 January 2019 Press release
DU 17 AU 27 JANVIER 2019PRIX ATTRIBUES PAR LE JURYPRÉSIDÉ PAR S.A.S. LA PRINCESSE STEPHANIERead more of PALMARES DU 43e FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU CIRQUE DE MONTE-CARLO
17 January 2019 News flash
The Heritage Council was installed this morning by Serge Telle, Minister of State. The installation of this Council follows the creation by Sovereign Ordinance No. 6.708 of 11 December 2017 of the...Read more of Establishment of Heritage Council
14 January 2019 Press release
The Department of Cultural Affairs will be organising the 7th Cultural Associations Forum on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 2019 from 2 pm to 6.30 pm in the Rainier III Auditorium.The event, which tak...Read more of Cultural Associations Forum - Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 2019
The Mission for Energy Transition Mission Collaborates with the TPG - "Le Sale Discours" ("Dirty Talk") – Princess Grace Theatre – Tuesday 15 Janua...10 January 2019 News flash
On Tuesday 15 January, a stand by the Mission for Energy Transition of the Prince'sGovernment will be set up in the Foyer of the Princess Grace Theatre (TPG) , in connection with a performance of t...Read more of The Mission for Energy Transition Mission Collaborates with the TPG - "Le Sale Discours" ("Dirty Talk") – Princess Grace Theatre – Tuesday 15 Janua...
10 January 2019 Press release
Press Release n°5The programme of the 43rd festival!Read more of 43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo From the 17th to the 27th January 2019
03 January 2019 Press release
Press Release n°4Monaco, the Circus capital!Read more of 43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo From the 17th to the 27th January 2019
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: