Designing Dreams named one of the best art books of 2017

As The New York Times names Designing Dreams: A Celebration of Léon Bakst one of the best art books of 2017, we’ve been looking back on our article about the exhibition (which took place at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco's Villa Sauber from October 2016 to January 2017)... Such colour and theatre!Read more

Hosting the grand masters

Venice – or La Serenissima meaning the ‘most serene’ as it is also known – has long inspired the work and imagination of artists. Yet the beauty of the Venetian cityscape – the romance of its canals and the charm of its magical light – has never been portrayed with as much love and sensitivity as it was by the 18th and 19th century grandmasters.Read more

Ringo Starr in Monaco

Tickets have gone on sale for one of this summer’s most highly anticipated events: Ringo Starr in concert at the Salle des Etoiles on 6th July for the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival!Read more

‘A new period in history’ for Cannes Film Festival

Organisers of the world’s most famous film event, the Festival de Cannes, have announced the dates of the 2018 edition: Tuesday 8th to Saturday 19th May. Festival president Pierre Lescure also revealed, the festival is ‘beginning a new period in its history’ that will ‘question the cinema of our age’.Read more

Elton John & more at the Grimaldi Forum

French Riviera locals consider him one of their own and he’s owned a villa on Nice’s Mont Boron for many years. With such a connection to the region, it seems only right that music icon Elton John has chosen Monaco as the seat of his 50th anniversary concert on 6th December. Tickets to the show have all but sold out, although there may be a few VIP places left for the lucky ones!Read more

Weekend plans sorted with Monte-Carlo Jazz

From 16th November to 2nd December, the Opéra de Monte-Carlo's Salle Garnier will host a series of international acts under the continuing high patronage of Prince Albert II, of which the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival has enjoyed since its creation in 2006.Read more

Candlelit concerts & dinners at the Villa Ephrussi

The magical setting of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild becomes a winter wonderland this festive season with two exquisite cultural offerings.Read more

Hotel Windsor becomes an art gallery for two days

The Hotel Windsor in Nice is inviting the public within its walls to discover the Camera, Camera exhibition on 25th and 26th of November. The art fair includes contributions from 22 different galleries, such as those in New York, Seoul and Paris. Many of the rooms also display video installations and contemporary art by over one hundred artists.Read more

Digging out the albums

The Casinos de Jetée-Promenade in 1895.  An anonymous donation managed by the Nice Théâtre de la Photographie et de l’Image. The Ville de Nice is asking its people to look into their old family archives for photographs and souvenirs from the Casinos de Jetée-Promenade, which were destroyed in 1944, ahead of a summer exhibition organised by the Musée d’Archéologie and the archaeological department of the Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur next summer. The deadline is 1st April 2018.Read more

The autumn programme

The weather may be cooling down, but the region’s cultural scene is just heating up! This autumn, we embark on an artistic journey of music, theatre, dance and comedy…Read more

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