The Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo festival began in 1984, at the instigation of Princess Grace and Antoine Battaini, then Director of Cultural Affairs in the Principality, assisted by Tibor Katona, former conductor of the Orchestre de Monte-Carlo and artistic consultant for the new festival. Thirty years later, the adventure continues, more exciting than ever.
The Nouveau Musée National de Monaco presents the work of late American sculptor Duane Hanson (1925-1996) at Villa Paloma from February 20th until August 28th, 2016. Throughout his forty-year career, Hanson created lifelike sculptures portraying working-class Americans and overlooked members of society.
The Principality Hosts Fairytale Celebrations in New York for Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo. This winter, New Yorkers won’t need a Fairy Godmother to taste the good life. Monaco Takes New York (February 15-21, 2016) will be showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the Principality, treating all to an ‘happily ever after’ in true Monégasque style.
The Ballets de Monte Carlo will be in the spotlight throughout the month of December on the occasion of the company's 30th anniversary
The highlights of the latest program include some new events: an exhibition on the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, a Super Electro Party and a new-look Wedding Fair. The public will find all their usual favorites, such as the Monte-Carlo Opera, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Audiovisual Archives, Monaco Dance Forum and the Monte-Carlo Ballet.
Explore jazz from the past, the present and even the future during the 2016 Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival from November 23 trhough December 6. Performances will be in the Salle Garnier at the Monte-Carlo Opera House, and tickets are available through the SBM Box Office.