07 December 2019 News flash
Vendredi 6 décembre, le ComitéNational des Traditions Monégasques a rendu hommage à Saint Nicolas, son saint patron.Après une messe en langue monégasque célébrée par Mgr Fabrice Gallo, présidée par...Read more of Le Comité National des Traditions Monégasques célèbre son saint patron
05 December 2019 Press release
Press Release n°2Acts that will take your breath away!Read more of 44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo From the 16th to the 26th January 2020
New director for Monte-Carlo Opera appointed Cecilia Bartoli to take over from Jean-Louis Grinda on 1 January 202303 December 2019 Press release
At a press conference in Salle Garnier on Tuesday 3 December, H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover, Chair of the Monte-Carlo Opera Board of Directors, made an important announcement: Cecilia Bartoli will...Read more of New director for Monte-Carlo Opera appointed Cecilia Bartoli to take over from Jean-Louis Grinda on 1 January 2023
02 December 2019 Press release
The first "Historical Sites of the Grimaldis of Monaco" certificates were awarded today to four artisan producers who are taking part in the 24th Monte-Carlo Gastronomie food fair.Albert...Read more of Certification for the Former "Fiefdoms" of the Grimaldi Dynasty
02 December 2019 News flash
On 29 and 30 November, to mark its 80th anniversary, the Studio de Monaco performed in "Chat en poche" ("Pig in a Poke"), a farce by Georges Feydeau, directed by Ariane Alban, a...Read more of The Studio de Monaco Celebrates its 80th Anniversary
"BAROQUE MUSIC CONCERTS" - Tuesday 3, Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 December 2019 - Visitation Chapel - 8.30 p.m.27 November 2019 Press release
In December, the Principality's Department of Cultural Affairs is presenting concerts of Baroque music at the Visitation Chapel, as a prelude to the Christmas season. This year, for the first time,...Read more of "BAROQUE MUSIC CONCERTS" - Tuesday 3, Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 December 2019 - Visitation Chapel - 8.30 p.m.
21 November 2019 News flash
The Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, in partnership with the Department of Education, Youth and Sport, and with support from SOGEDA, is running its educational programme “Les Apprentis Collectionn...Read more of Apprentice Collectors at the Venice Biennale
44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo - From the 16th to the 26th January 2020 - Press Release n° 114 November 2019 Press release
The big circus party comes to the PrincipalityRead more of 44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo - From the 16th to the 26th January 2020 - Press Release n° 1
"Au fil du temps …" ("Over Time …") - Claude Gauthier - Rainier III Auditorium - Until 17 November 201905 November 2019 News flash
On the initiative of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the renowned Monegasque painter Claude Gauthier is exhibiting more than 125 paintings at the Rainier III Auditorium. The exhibition runs unt...Read more of "Au fil du temps …" ("Over Time …") - Claude Gauthier - Rainier III Auditorium - Until 17 November 2019
23 October 2019 News flash
On Monday 21 October, Véronique Herrera-Campana joined the Department of Cultural Affairs, taking up the post of Deputy Director after six years as a project leader in the Ministry of Health and So...Read more of Véronique Herrera-Campana appointed Deputy Director of Cultural Affairs
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: