Oublie-moi – Matthew Seager – Theatre

Based on In Other Words by Matthew Seager. Once upon a time, there was a love story. Jeanne and Arthur. It was the perfect story. Perfect until Jeanne asked Arthur to go pick up some milk and a stamp. So easy to remember, and yet… Once upon a time, there was a love story that Arthur would have preferred never to have forgotten. On Tuesday , June 4, at 20:00 at the Théâtre Princesse Grace. Discover more here.

Top Marques Monaco – Event

The 19th edition of Top Marques Monaco, under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, presents more than 150 of the rarest, most prestigious supercars of the past, present and future – all of them available to buy. Top Marques Monaco is a world famous automobile exhibition held in the Principality every year. It’s one of the most exclusive events of its kind, the ultimate showroom for luxury carmakers, independent constructors and – for the last three years – classic cars. From Wednesday, June 5 to Sunday, June 9 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Discover more information here.

The Green Shift Festival – Event

The event aims to promote new paradigms and give a glimpse of a new way of doing things as a society, by adopting a resilient, aware, inclusive approach. The festival will bring together committed and inspiring personalities from diverse backgrounds, including artists, intellectuals, activists, all working on new ways of thinking about ecology, putting the challenges we face today – and the future we must now build – into words and emotions. This is free and open to all event. From Wednesday, June 5 to Friday, June 7 at the Promenade du Larvotto. Discover the programme here.

Scenes of Body and MindAntonia de Rendinger – Theatre

In the great circle of life, the mysterious workings of the cosmos, there are some events that, like the comets astronomers wait on with bated breath, only come around every so often. Perhaps every four, six, or eight years, if you’re lucky. A new Antonia de Rendinger show is one such event. Having wowed audiences around the world with her last hit one-woman-tour-de-force, she’s back with her latest creation, even bigger, even better, and even more brilliant (we’re not sure how she does it, but it’s true). This new show has all the ingredients, with new characters, sublime monologues, sleek and subtle staging, and thought-provoking musings on controversial subjects. On Thursday, June 6, Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8 at 20:00 and Sunday, June 9 at 16:30 at the Théâtre des Muses.

Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

Gender issues: reshaping our view of prehistory – Lecture

For years, the place of women in palaeolithic and neolithic societies was simply ignored or reduced to crude sexist clichés, reflecting the traditional views prevalent in the 19th century. But in the 1970s, under the influence of feminist movements in English-speaking countries, there was a realisation that a whole, forgotten half of humanity needed to be truly seen for the first time. Lecture in French is by historien and philosopher Claudine Cohen. Free entry, reservation recommended on tel. 37798988006. On Thursday, June 6 at 18:00 at the Musée d’Anthropologie Préhistorique, 56 bis, boulevard du Jardin Exotique.

Luxury Monte-Carlo – Event

The fourth edition of Luxury Monte-Carlo spans three days, starting Friday, June 7, featuring 25 meticulously chosen exhibitors specializing in High & Fine Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, and Watches, Pool parties, Art exhibitions and VIP Color analysis sessions with Sabrina Cecutto, who will guide you find the best colors for you so you can be sure you are wearing the perfect jewels that enhance your beauty. (Registration required as spaces are limited.) From Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9 at the Sea Club – Le Méridien Beach Plaza. Discover more here.

Miquel Barceló, Oceanographer – Exhibition

Featuring a selection of around sixty works (paintings, ceramics, embroidery, works on paper), this exhibition is a chance to discover the prolific and eclectic creations of Miquel Barceló, a Spanish artist whose favourite subject was the sea. From Friday, June 7 to Sunday, October 13 at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco – Villa Paloma. Discover more here.

UPAINT Monaco 2024

The famous street art festival, is ready to make its mark on the Principality of Monaco fot the 8th time! The picturesque seafront Promenade du Larvotto will be transformed into a giant open-air gallery, featuring vibrant works by 12 street artists from all over the world. UPAINT Monaco is a celebration of art and nature, inspired by a vision of a living world in harmony with our environment. This year’s festival promises an unforgettable experience, whether you’re an art lover, a collector, or simply passing by. From Friday, June 7 to Monday, June10 at the Promenade du Larvotto. More info here.

Ludivine Issambourg’s Outlaws – La Note Bleue Summer Festival

Ludivine Issambourg has been at the centre of France’s musical scene over the past 15 years as one talented flutist, composer and producer. Her multiple collaborations (Incognito, Wax Tailor, Chassol, Angélique Kidjo and many more) nourished her and lead her to experiment with her sound somewhere between Electro Jazz, Hip Hop and Jazz Funk. For this very special double concert, Ludivine will be performing the sequel to her acclaimed first album Outlaws: ‘Above The Laws’, paying homage to the Jazz Funk legendary productions of the 70s and 80s.

On Friday, June 7 & Saturday, June 8 at 21:00 at La Note Bleue. Discover more here.

The Odyssée – A Musical

This new interpretation of the classic Odyssey, retold in song and dance by two actors performing no fewer than fifteen different characters, is nothing less than explosive! After the Trojan War, Ulysses decides to head home to Ithaca. But fate and the gods have other ideas, and the voyage will be fraught with danger. Forced to confront monsters of all kinds, witches, the cyclops, and various terrifying sea creatures, our hero finally makes it back to his beloved Penelope ten years later…

On Saturday, June 8 at 16:30 and Sunday,June 9 at 11:00 at the Théâtre des Muses.

Bacon Foundation – BAM

Private visit organised by British Asociation of Monaco. On Tuesday, June 11. Discover more here.

MonacoUSA June Networking

Special guests, the founders of Monaco’s first 100 percent women-owned book publishing house in Monaco, Carob Tree Publishing, founded by Lacey Da Costa, film producer, and Nancy Heslin, veteran journalist and former editor-in-chief of Forbes Monaco.  Read more about Carob Tree publishing in our interview here.

All nationalities are welcome to the networking as always but PLEASE BRING YOUR AMERICAN FRIENDS TOO who haven’t heard about the Association and might like to join for future US-themed events. On Monday, June 10 from 18:00 till 20:00 at the Conscientiae Restaurant Monaco.

King Charles III Birthday party – BAM

The British Association of Monaco’s biggest event of the year. On Wednesday, June 12. For more information and reservation e mail bam@monaco.mc or telephone 93501952.

Bloomsday 2024 in Monaco – join in the celebration! 

Enjoy a cultural event in motion in Monaco to celebrate James Joyce’s modernist masterpiece, with dramatic readings performed by the talented actors from the Monaco-Ireland Arts Society . This year the Princess Grace Irish Library is delighted delighted to present a special display of James Joyce memorabilia on loan from the private collection of award-winning dancer & actor Michael Flatley. On Friday, June 14 at 14:30 at the Princess Grace Irish Library. Discover more here.

CREM Anniversary Party

Save the date for The Club for Foreign Residents in Monaco (CREM) anniversary party on June 24! More info will follow soon.

Zucchero World Tour 2024

On Tuesday, July 9 at 20:00 at  Salle des Princes, Grimaldi Forum. Discover more here.

TURNER, the Sublime Legacy Exhibition

The Grimaldi Forum Monaco, in collaboration with Tate, will unveil the exhibition-event Turner, the Sublime Legacy.

This exhibition, featuring an ensemble of first-rate works in a new scenography of over 2,000 square meters, is an invitation to a journey through Joseph Mallord William Turner’s representations of the world in a sublime mode, from his landscapes to the elementary explorations of light and atmosphere of which he was a pioneer and master. Turner’s decisive influence on painting, and by extension his legacy, will be highlighted in the exhibition through some interpretations of the sublime by leading contemporary artists such as, among others, Richard Long, Olafur Eliasson, Cornelia Parker, Jessica Warboys, John Akomfrah, Katie Paterson, and Mark Rothko.

The exhibition is curated by Elizabeth Brooke, Senior Project Curator at Tate.

This exhibition is organized in collaboration with Tate, with the support of CMB Monaco, SOTHEBY’S and MARZOCCO GROUP.

PRESALES €7 UNTIL JUNE 30TH, 2024. From Saturday, July 6 to Sunday, September 1, 2024 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Discover more here.

150th Anniversary of the Hôtel de Paris Cellars – Events

This year, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the famous cellars beneath the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo! Opened in 1874, they are a monument to the company’s long and illustrious history, in which they have often played an important role. These hidden jewels beneath the very foundations of the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo are the quintessence of refinement and exclusiveness. To mark the occasion, the world’s biggest hotel cellars will be opening their doors for a unique celebration, with fascinating tours, exclusive dinners, exceptional tasting sessions, and much more. Discover one of Monaco’s most priceless secret treasures and experience the celebrations here! Until Thursday, October 31 at the Monte-Carlo SBM Resort.

Pasolini in Chiaroscuro – Exhibition

The new exhibition at the Villa Sauber honours Pier Paolo Pasolini, perhaps the last European intellectual to have gained worldwide renown. He is considered one of the defining public intellectuals in 20th-century Italian history, influential both as an artist and a political figure. A half-century on from his death, his influence can still be felt across the different fields in which he worked: he is read, commented on, adapted, and inspires contemporary creative artists. While he preferred to describe himself as a writer, it was his films that brought him to the public’s attention. The exhibition looks at his inspirations and his legacy. Until Sunday, September 29 at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco – Villa Sauber. Discover more, including the screening program of Pasolini’s films, here.

Lascaux à Monaco – Exposition

Original objects from the Lascaux cave exhibited on loan from the National Museum of Prehistory (Les Eyzies, Dordogne) and the Institute of Human Paleontology (Paris) and also hyper-realistic reconstructions of 5 Cro-Magnons by Elisabeth Daynes, a 1/10 scale model of the Lascaux cave with prehistoric paintings and lighting, and interactive tables and low-tech manipulatives. An original scenography organized around facsimiles and an immersive experience in Virtual Reality thanks to the #SPL LASCAUX, exclusively thanks to the Museum Partners. From Friday, April 19 to Thursday, November 21 at the Musée d’Anthropologie Préhistorique.

The Prince and the Mediterranean – Exhibition

As part of commemorations marking the centenary of Prince Rainier III (1923-2023), the Oceanographic Museum presents its new permanent exhibition, “The Prince and the Mediterranean”. Visitors to the exhibition, the Oceanographic Institute’s tribute to the unshakeable connection between Princer Rainier III and the ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea in particular, will step aboard his ship, Deo Juvante II. Guided by the voice of H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie, they will navigate through four fascinating spaces, each exploring a different facet of the Prince and his passion for all things aquatic. Until Tuesday, December 31, 2024 at Musée Océanographique de Monaco.

Polar Mission – Exhibition

Discover an immersive and interactive experience! Take on the role of a roving reporter and set off on a mission to explore the Polar regions! This new exhibition includes five thematic areas spread over two levels. Learn about the Poles and their wildlife, and the men and women who populate and explore them. Fascinating objects and documents, digital content and immersive devices come together to create a 360° experience. The great voyage can begin! Until Tuesday, December 31, at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

The Early Days of Télé Monte-Carlo, 1954-1974​ – Exhibition

The Cabinet of Curiosities – “The Early Days of Télé Monte-Carlo, 1954-1974​” – An exhibition looking at the first 20 years of Monaco’s TV channel launched in 1954. A selection of archives and objects will take you back in time, to the very earliest days of colour television. Organised by the Audiovisual Institute of Monaco, the exhibition features items entrusted by Télé Monte-Carlo for safekeeping, documents from partner institutions, and materials kindly loaned by private individuals. Until Friday, January 31 2025, from 10:00 to 17:30 pm (17:00 on Fridays) at the Institut Audiovisuel de Monaco. Free entry. Discover more here.

MAIN IMAGE: Miquel Barceló, Oblada, 2015 Photo : André Morin © Miquel Barceló/Adagp, Paris, 2024