Palmarès du 45ème Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo et du 10ème Festival New Generation23 January 2023 Press release
Palmarès du Jubilédu 45ème Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carloet du 10ème Festival New GenerationDu 20 au 29 janvier 2023Prix attribués par le Jury présidé par S.A.S. la Princesse Stéph...Read more of Palmarès du 45ème Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo et du 10ème Festival New Generation
09 January 2023 Press release
This one hundredth season marks a century of cultural outreach in the Principality, initiated by Prince Pierre, who wanted to give his compatriots access to the best minds of his era. This annivers...Read more of 100 years of lectures in Monaco: a special season to celebrate this anniversary
16 December 2022 News flash
An iconic work representing the Principality’s historic and religious heritage, the Gonfalon des Pénitents Blancs (Gonfalon of the White Penitents) was recently permanently installed in the Chapel...Read more of Installation au sein de la Chapelle de la Miséricorde du Gonfalon des Pénitents Blancs
NMNM presents Ali Kazma as part of WINTER VIDEO DAYS programme – From 16 December 2022 to 15 January 2023 – Villa Sauber – 17 Avenue Princesse Grace15 December 2022 Press release
Video art and digital art have recently become part of the contemporary art scene, introducing some particularly innovative trends. The Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (NMNM) has therefore decided...Read more of NMNM presents Ali Kazma as part of WINTER VIDEO DAYS programme – From 16 December 2022 to 15 January 2023 – Villa Sauber – 17 Avenue Princesse Grace
45th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival and 10th New Generation Festival - Friday 20 to Sunday 29 January 2023 - Brand new acts that will ta...13 December 2022 Press release
To mark the jubilee editions of the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival and the New Generation Festival, some brand new acts will be on the bill at the famous Fontvieille Big Top.Audiences wi...Read more of 45th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival and 10th New Generation Festival - Friday 20 to Sunday 29 January 2023 - Brand new acts that will ta...
Baroque music concert Organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs - Friday 16 December 2022, 8 pm - Monaco Cathedral09 December 2022 Press release
Surge Propera!Works by Lassus, Tallis, Byrd, Palestrina.By the ensemble La Chambre.Led by Jean-Sébastien Beauvais.Read more of Baroque music concert Organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs - Friday 16 December 2022, 8 pm - Monaco Cathedral
Exhibition: MONACO ON STAGE – 100 years of concerts in Monaco LATE-NIGHT OPENING – Tuesdays 13 and 20 December 2022 until 9 pm - Quai Antoine I Ex...07 December 2022 Press release
The Department of Cultural Affairs is organising two late-night openings at the Quai Antoine I Exhibition Hall on Tuesday 13 and Tuesday 20 December, when the MONACO ON STAGE exhibition will be ope...Read more of Exhibition: MONACO ON STAGE – 100 years of concerts in Monaco LATE-NIGHT OPENING – Tuesdays 13 and 20 December 2022 until 9 pm - Quai Antoine I Ex...
01 December 2022 Press release
True to the Christmas tradition, Monaco’s Nativity Trail will be opened on 8 December with a blessing by the Archbishop of Monaco, Mgr Dominique-Marie David, during the Procession of the Immaculate...Read more of Monaco Nativity Trail - 8 December 2022 to 8 January 2023
28 November 2022 Press release
The Consultative Commission on the State Archives (CCAIP), created by the Sovereign Ordinance of 25 March 2021 on the State Archives, met for the second time on Friday 25 November, at the Oceanogra...Read more of Second meeting of the Consultative Commission on the State Archives
19 October 2022 Press release
The shortlist of novels in contention for the Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation High-School Pupils’ Favourite Choice Award 2023 was recently presented to Year 11 (Seconde) pupils from Lycée Albert...Read more of Shortlist for High-School Pupils’ Favourite Choice Award 2023 announced
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: