10 December 2018 News flash
Launched in 2014 at the initiative of Fabienne Mourou, the Nativity Trail provides an opportunity during the Christmas period to convey the meaning, values and culture behind nativity scenes. This...Read more of Nativity Trail - Until 8 January 2019 - Free and open to all
43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo - From the 17th to the 27th January 2019 - Press Release n° 206 December 2018 Press release
The Festival of innovation and tradition!Read more of 43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo - From the 17th to the 27th January 2019 - Press Release n° 2
05 December 2018 News flash
The Chapelle des Carmes (Carmelite Chapel), which was rebuilt in 2002, is situated on the Boulevard d'Italie. It has the special feature of incorporating stained glass windows from the previous cha...Read more of New Lighting for the Stained Glass Windows in the Chapelle des Carmes
Exhibition by Artists of the Monegasque National Committee of the IAA - UNESCO - Until 16 December 2018 at the Salle d'exposition, Quai Antoine-Ier04 December 2018 News flash
The Monegasque National Committee of the International Association of Art at UNESCO is presenting an exhibition entitled "Artist's Experience". Contemporary South Korean artists are guest...Read more of Exhibition by Artists of the Monegasque National Committee of the IAA - UNESCO - Until 16 December 2018 at the Salle d'exposition, Quai Antoine-Ier
28 November 2018 Press release
Tuesday 4 and Thursday 6 December 2018 – Visitation Chapel – 8.30 p.m.Read more of "CONCERTS OF BAROQUE MUSIC"
43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo From the 17th to the 27th January 2019 Press Release n° 115 November 2018 Press release
The Festival of luxury and elegance!Read more of 43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo From the 17th to the 27th January 2019 Press Release n° 1
06 November 2018 News flash
The New National Museum of Monaco took part in the second FLAT event (an Art Book Fair), held in Turin from 2 to 4 November 2018.Taking part in this unmissable art book fair was an opportunity for...Read more of The New National Museum of Monaco was Present at FLAT, the Fiera Libro Arte Torino
18 October 2018 News flash
At the initiative of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Quai Antoine Ier exhibition hall is hosting Studio Africa, an exhibition of photographs from the Jean Pigozzi Collection, until 15 Novem...Read more of Studio Africa exhibition at Quai Antoine I - 18 October to 20 November 2018
12 October 2018 News flash
For this fourth season, the Workshops of the Monaco Philosophical Meetings are addressing the theme of "The Human" (see attached programme).Each month, eminent philosophers and speakers f...Read more of Monaco Philosophical Meetings - Philosophical Workshops on the Theme of "The Human"
12 October 2018 News flash
Since 2016, British artist Celia Pym has been working on a research project to restore stage costumes in the Société des Bains de Mer collection at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (NMNM).On Fr...Read more of First stage of NMNM’s “Travelling Collection” opens at Ecole Saint-Charles with Celia Pym
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: