6th Monaco Art Week – Exhibitions

Galleries, auction houses and art lovers are joining forces to offer a series of exhibitions across the Principality, punctuated by events, meetings with artists and conferences. Sculpture, painting, fine jewellery and other forms of creation will all be on show. Explore a dynamic and diverse cultural scene and browse through different artistic periods during this Monegasque art week. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Monaco Art Week celebrates its 6th edition. From Tuesday, July 2 to Sunday, July 7. Discover the venues and exhibitors here

2D Ocean Space Forum – Environment

Following the success of the first edition in 2023, the Monaco Office for Outer Space Affairs, the French Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), and Prométhée Earth Intelligence are hosting the second Ocean Space Forum at the prestigious Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Once again, the event will bring together leading figures from the worlds of research, politics, and business, to highlight how New Space tech is helping to promote sustainable management of our most precious resource: the ocean. The 2024 OSF will mark a major milestone in the leadup to the 3rd United Nations Ocean Conference, hosted jointly by the governments of France and Costa Rica in Nice from 9 to 14 June 2025, which will be key to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. On Tuesday, July 2 at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Discover more here

Dumani Iseme – Concert

For this opening night of the 2024 season at Fort Antoine Theatre, you are cordially invited to a “Corsican Evening” to celebrate the summer! Fred, Nico and Francè, a trio of Corsican singers and musicians, specialise in covers of famous hits and also write their own original music. On Tuesday, July 2 at 21:30 at Fort Antoine.

Discover more and reserve your tickets here

Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein: And There Was Light – Exhibition

Moretti Fine Art in collaboration with Julian Solms propose a dialogue between Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein’s incandescent, chromatically charged abstract compositions and the gold ground works of the masters Simone dei Crocifissi, Barnaba da Modena, and Arrigo di Niccolò. A part of the proceeds of this exhibition will be donated to AMADE worldwide association under the patronage of H.R.H. The Princess of Hanover. From Wednesday, July 3 to Friday, July 26 at Moretti Fine Art. Discover more here.

Jumping International de Monte-Carlo – Event

For over 15 years, this essential event has been bringing the world’s top riders to the Principality, nestled below the ramparts of the Prince’s Palace. Port Hercule will be transformed into an equestrian course for the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo. From Thursday, July 4 to Saturday, July 6 at the Port Hercule de Monaco. Discover more here.

The Future of the Art Market – Conference

Organised by renowned Swiss auctioneer, art dealer and curator Simon de Pury the conference will bring together two personalities from across the Atlantic, visual artist and digital content creator Hilde Lynn Helphenstein, known as Jerry Gogosian, and artist, writer and lecturer Kenny Schachter. On Thursday, July 4 at 11:00 at the Centre de Conférences – One Monte-Carlo. Check the availability of the tickets here

A new collection of books in Monaco – Conference

The Pavillon Bosio presents its new collection of books devoted entirely to the subject of scenography. The first volume, devoted to scale models, was published in November 2023 (edited by Mathilde Roman and Thierry Leviez). The second, “The display of fashion”, will be published in spring 2025. This collection is being developed in partnership with the publishing house Manuella and distributed by Les Belles Lettres. Presented by Thierry Leviez, director of the Pavillon Bosio and Sandrine Perrin, Head of studies and research at Pavillon Bosio. On Thursday, July 4 at 15:00 at the Centre de Conférences – One Monte-Carlo. Admission free, reserve your space here.

4th of July exclusive event for MonacoUSA paid members only

Barbeque buffet, Country music, Country dancing, Mechanical bull, Americana and Fun! For more info, incl. request for membership click here: Become a member.

Independence Day Luncheon Celebration

The American Club of the Riviera invites you to the 4th of July Independence Day Luncheon Celebration. Featuring an “All American” Style Barbecue, Welcome Champagne Punch Reception, A Star Spangled Banner Birthday Cake. Red, White and Blue Costume Contest, Patriotic Songs and Music, Games, Prizes and Special Surprises. Discover more here

U Sciaratu – Summer Carnival

This year’s carnival theme is “Pirates and Princesses”, with shows, activities, face-painting, tattooing, balloon artists, giant bubbles, street parades, and stalls selling granita and candy floss. Following in the tradition of previous years, the day of fun and celebrations will end with a Grand Ball by a DJ, families can dance on the Place de la Mairie from 22:00. On Friday, July 5 at 18:30 at Monaco-Ville. More info here

Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Experience – La Note Bleue Summer Festival

Dele Sosimi, the Nigerian-British Afrobeat Ambassador, Musician and Educator. Having started his musical career with Fela’s Egypt 80 band in his teens, he then teamed up with childhood friend Fela’s son Femi Kuti (back in the late eighties) to kick start the Positive Force – touring, recording and performing worldwide. Over forty years later, he remains a tireless ambassador of this unique Nigerian sound travelling the world and performing at countless festivals. Afrobeat royalty in the house!

On Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 6 at 21:00 at La Note Bleue. Discover more here

En cas de péril imminent – Theatre

Why should the show go on when the end of the world is nigh? In this play, Jérôme Rouger asks what laughter can do if everything is about to come to an end tomorrow. Can we achieve herculanean feats, whether real or virtual, with nothing more than mischievous humour? Fort Antoine Theatre – 2024 Season, on Friday, July 5 at 21:30 at the Fort Antoine. More info here

artmonte-carlo – Exhibition

The art salon will host 27 leading international galleries of modern and contemporary art in an elegant atmosphere and meticulous scenography and will showcase over 200 artists. The eighth edition of artmonte-carlo will be held on Saturday, July 6 from 14:00 to 18:00 and Sunday, July 7 from 14:00 to 20:00 at Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum, under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert. Read the interview with Charlotte Diwan, the new director of the fair here

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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. From Saturday, July 6 to Sunday, September 1,  open every day from 10:00 to 20:00 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Discover more here

Stars 80 – Fight Aids Monaco Night – Monte-Carlo Summer Festival 2024

The ambassador of Fight Aids Monaco this summer will be Stars 80, performing at the Salle des Étoiles as part of their Encore! tour. The 80s stars will be supporting the charity Fight Aids Monaco, this year marking its twentieth anniversary. Founded by H.S.H. Princess Stephanie in 2004, Fight Aids Monaco is a non-profit NGO that works in Monaco, the Provence-Alps-Côte d’Azur region, and around the world through international cooperation initiatives. On Saturday, July 6 at 20:00 at the Salle des Etoiles. Discover more here.

Circus Workshop 

Organised by the circus school “Tous en Piste” with the support of H.S.H. Princess Stephanie. From Monday,  July 8 to Friday, August 9 at the Chapiteau de Fontvieille. All inscription info is available here.

Turner, the Sublime Legacy – Activities for Children

As every summer, the Grimaldi Forum is hosting two weeks of activities dedicated to younger visitors. This year, the workshops are all about the Forum’s latest landmark exhibition “Turner, the Sublime Legacy”! Children aged 5 to 12 can experience the world of J.M.W. Turner with the educational workshops, learning all about a variety of artistic themes closely associated with the English painter, getting their creative juices flowing and allowing them to express themselves with a range of art-based activities. From Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 19 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. more info  +377 99 99 20


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. Until Sunday, October 13 at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco – Villa Paloma. Discover more here.

Pasolini in Chiaroscuro – Exhibition

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.

Art in Motion – Helmet Exhibition

Monaco takes center stage as it hosts the finale of the 2024 Tour de France. To mark this occasion, come and discover the Art Helmet Collection. House of Helmet elevates the safety accessory to the status of an artwork through collaborations with artists from Switzerland and the Riviera. The “Art in Motion” collection covers a wide range of styles, from illustration to abstraction. These unique pieces are beautiful transitions to each universe with the exhibition of paintings by the same artists: a captivating immersion of artistic styles revealing the creativity of these talents. Until Wednesday, July 10 from 10:00 to 20:00 at the Espace 22.

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.

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.

Featured image: Jumping International de Monte Carlo