Monaco Art Festivals

    Monte-Carlo Spring (Performing) Arts Festival

    The Monte-Carlo Spring Arts Festival (Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo) was inspired by Princess Grace in 1970. Princess Caroline of Hanover has been its president since 1984.

    A topical program of first-class concerts, master classes, meetings with maestros and composers with the involvement of young talents from Music Academies will be thrilling to all audiences.

    This unique event includes a number of concerts, lectures, performances and master classes in the Principality’s iconic venues: Opéra Garnier, Oceanographic Museum, Rainier III Auditorium, Amphithéâtre (One Monte-Carlo) and Théâtre des Variétés.

    Monaco Art Week

    Monaco Art Week is held in galleries all around Monaco from April 30 to May 3, 2021. More details can be found on the official Monaco Art Week website and the official Monaco Art Week Facebook page.

    Art Monte-Carlo

    HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco supports Art Monte-Carlo, which aims to make Monaco and the French Riviera a global center for visual arts.


    Curated art shows will welcome visitors at the entrance of the Salon in the luminous Verrière of the Grimaldi Forum, where a unique and select number of galleries will show their collection of paintings, sculptures, and digital designs. The Tunnel Riva at Port Hercule will host an artistic installation. Exhibits also take place outside the Grimaldi Forum, allowing artworks to be shown throughout Monaco at Villa Sauber, and at the Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer hotel resorts.

    Art Monte-Carlo 2021 Event Details

    Event Type: International art fair and exhibits

    Frequency: Annual

    Date & Time: May 1 to 3, 2021 from 9am to 6pm

    Ticket Price: €20

    Exhibitors: Around 50-100 galleries

    Social Media: Art Monte-Carlo Unofficial Facebook Page

    Website: Official Art Monte Carlo website

    Location: Art Monte Carlo is hosted at the Grimaldi Forum, by the sea in the center of Monaco.

    How to Get to Art Monte-Carlo

    By Plane: Monaco is about 22 km from the Nice-Côte d’Azur airport. You’ll need an extra 40 minutes for the Uber/car ride. It is a 6-minute helicopter ride, and the helicopter company will drive you to your final destination within Monaco.

    By Train: The Monaco train station is a 30 minute walk from the Grimaldi Forum. It is about 12 minutes when riding the bus. Ride from Paris on TGV takes 6 hours. It takes 5 hours from Milan.

    By Car: Take A8 motorway to reach Monaco. It is about 8 km. Take Monaco-La Turbie exit from France. The Roquebrune exit is the best way from Italy.

    View our Monaco transportation guide for more info.

    For more events, check out our complete Monaco & the French Riviera events calendar.

    Also check out our guides to the best art museums on the French Riviera, and where to see art in Monaco.

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