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
04 June 2020 Press release
The 5th Monaco Artist's Forum will open its doors at 11 a.m. on 5 June on the website www.forumdesartistes.mc .Usually held in early June at the Rainier III Auditorium, this eagerly awaited biennia...Read more of 5th Monaco Artist's Forum opens as virtual exhibition - www.forumdesartistes.mc
09 April 2020 Press release
During this period of lockdown, Philosophical Encounters of Monaco are continuing their work, publishing lots of exclusive content online every day: the new Philosophical Anti-Virus series, reading...Read more of Philosophical Encounters of Monaco on social media
12 March 2020 News flash
On Thursday 12 March, H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince opened the 10th International Monaco and the Mediterranean Symposium (RIMM) at the Oceanographic Museum, in the presence of Jacques Boisson, Secret...Read more of 10th International Monaco and the Mediterranean Symposium opens
12 and 13 March 2020 at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco - 10th International Monaco and the Mediterranean Meetings (RIMM), "Acting for Heritage,...17 February 2020 Press release
Since they were first created in 2001 by the art historian Elisabeth Bréaud, the International Monaco and the Mediterranean Meetings (RIMM), held under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II...Read more of 12 and 13 March 2020 at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco - 10th International Monaco and the Mediterranean Meetings (RIMM), "Acting for Heritage,...
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: