26 July 2019 News flash
Echoing the Dalí exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum, the Department of Cultural Affairs is presenting an exhibition of photographs which highlight the links between surrealism and contemporary photog...Read more of SURREALLINES - Exhibition Hall, Quai Antoine I until 22 August
23 July 2019 News flash
As part of work to redevelop the entrance concourse, a new book exchange library has been introduced at Monaco station, at the initiative of the Department of Forward Studies, Urban Planning and Mo...Read more of New book exchange library at Monaco station
16 July 2019 Press release
On 9 July 2019, Monegasque painters Gérard Pettiti and Claude Rosticher presented their joint exhibition, “Monaco. Artists’ Stories”, for the first time at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA).T...Read more of Preview of “Monaco. Artists’ Stories” exhibition at Moscow Museum of Modern Art
15 July 2019 News flash
With the support of the Embassy of Monaco in Russia, two Monegasque artists, Gérard Pettiti and Claude Rosticher, are working on the final details of a travelling exhibition that will make it possi...Read more of "Monaco, Artists' Stories" Travelling Exhibition in Moscow, Rostov-on-Don and Paris
04 July 2019 News flash
H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince has just unveiled the logo of the Prince Albert I Commemoration Committee, at the Yacht Club of Monaco. This logo, which can be used for events initiated by the Committe...Read more of The Logo of the Prince Albert I Commemoration Committee is Unveiled
27 June 2019 News flash
The Princess Grace Theatre (TPG) has just presented its programme for the 2019-2020 season. Twenty-nine dates are scheduled.Among those topping the bill, whom the TPG's audience will be able to see...Read more of Presentation of the New Season of the Princess Grace Theatre
25 June 2019 News flash
Françoise Gamerdinger, who was appointed by Sovereign Order No. 7.517 of 17 June 2019, has become the new Director of Cultural Affairs. She is the first woman to hold this post.She holds a DEA post...Read more of Françoise Gamerdinger Takes Over as Director of the Department of Cultural Affairs
14 June 2019 News flash
Patrice Cellario, Minister of the Interior, Jean-Charles Curau, Director of Cultural Affairs, and Jo Bulitt, Season Programme Director for the Fort Antoine Theatre, presented the Department of Cult...Read more of Department of Cultural Affairs presents summer season 2019
11 June 2019 News flash
The Monaco Philosophical Meetings Prize Awards Ceremony, which took place at the OceanographicMuseum on 7 June, featured several highlights, including the prize presentation ceremony with members o...Read more of 4th Monaco Philosophical Meetings Colloquium – 2019 Prize Awards Ceremony
06 June 2019 News flash
The jury of the "High School Students' Favourite Choice," comprised of Year 11 pupils from the Lycée Albert Ier, Monaco's Vocational and Catering School (Lycée Technique et Hôtelier de Mo...Read more of Authors and Schoolchildren Meet for the 2019 "High School Students' Favourite Choice"
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: