Minister of State views new “Monaco and the Ocean, From Exploration to Protection” space at Oceanographic Museum

 July 12, 2018

On Wednesday 11 July, the Minister of State enjoyed a preview of the Oceanographic Museum’s new space dedicated to the commitment of the Princes of Monaco to understanding and protecting the marine world. He was accompanied by Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development Marie-Pierre Gramaglia and representatives from various institutions in the […]

The Grimaldi Forum exports Princes and Princesses of Monaco to China

 July 11, 2018

Guest stars: the royal throne and Prince Albert II’s private collection After bringing all the sumptuousness of the Forbidden City to Monaco last summer, Grimaldi is readying itself to send China the exhibition “Princes and Princesses of Monaco: a European Dynasty (13th–21st century)”. This new exhibition will take place in the heart of the Forbidden […]

Princes et princesse de Monaco – L’avènement d’une dynastie (XIIIe – XXIe siècle)

 July 07, 2018

The Prince Pierre Foundation’s “Hors les murs” series of conferences held outside Monaco concluded in Matignon (Côtes-d’Armor) recently, with a lecture given by Thomas Fouilleron, Director of the Prince’s Palace Archives and Library, who holds a doctorate in history. The title of the conference was: Princes and Princesses of Monaco: The Advent of a Dynasty […]

“La promesse du bonheur”: Tom Wesselmann exhibition at Villa Paloma

 June 28, 2018

Until 6 January 2019, the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (NMNM)’s Villa Paloma is hosting a public exhibition dedicated to one of the key figures in American pop art, Tom Wesselmann. The exhibition takes its title from Stendhal’s famous claim that “La beauté n’est que la promesse du bonheur” (“Beauty is but the promise of […]

3 questions to Cristiano Riamondi, scientific coordinator of the exhibition “Tom Wesselmann, The Promise of Happiness” at Villa Paloma

 June 20, 2018

What was the starting point of this project ? This solo show of Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) – among the most famous representatives of the American Pop Art movement – is a new opportunity for the NMNM to present the work of a key artist of the 20th century. The idea wasn’t just to do a […]

François-Joseph Bosio exhibition at Prince’s Palace 14 June to 14 October 2018

 June 14, 2018

Celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the birth of internationally renowned Monegasque sculptor François-Joseph Bosio are continuing in the Principality. From today, an exceptional exhibition dedicated to the artist will be open to the public in the State Apartments of the Prince’s Palace. Organised around four themes – “The Monegasque”, “Depicter of the Empire”, “Neoclassicism […]

A Kurt Cobain exhibition has been destroyed by a fire

 June 13, 2018

A Kurt Cobain exhibition at a Washington museum has been completely destroyed by a fire. Pieces from the Nirvana frontman’s personal collection – including original artwork – were on show at the Aberdeen Armory. The building in the frontman’s hometown dates back to 1922 and also featured exhibitions on the city’s history. The blaze broke […]

The Grimaldis at home

 May 16, 2018

A young Prince Albert tinkering with his Rolleiflex at the end of the 1960s, Prince Rainier III lovingly taking a photo of his family on the principality’s National Day of 1965, Prince Albert I capturing the gardens of the Villa Adriana in Tivoli in 1910, or even Princess Grace posing proudly with her camera during […]

Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron Enjoy Quality Time With Cézanne at the National Gallery of Art

 April 25, 2018

“The two browsed the exhibition ahead of a state dinner with an art-world-heavy guest list.” – reports artnet News During the first French state visit to the US during Donald Trump’s presidency, the First Lady and her French counterpart Brigitte Macron took time out from Donald and Emmanuel’s political bromance to take in the Paul […]

NOMAD returns to Monaco

 April 20, 2018

NOMAD returns to Monaco for third iteration of new travelling showcase for contemporary art and design. 26 – 29 April 2018, La Vigie NOMAD returns to Monaco from 26th to 29th April 2018 at La Vigie, Karl Lagerfeld’s former Monte Carlo residence. Fifteen galleries will take part, including Almine Rech (Paris, London, New York, & […]

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