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Art, culture and gastronomy this summer at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Published on May 31, 2024Updated on June 24, 2024

In the heart of Monaco stands the ornate  Belle Epoque façade of the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, a delight for history and architecture lovers. Inside, art and culture aficionados will enjoy modern and contemporary works presented in rotating exhibitions. But at this hotel of connoisseurs, art is not just on display: it is experienced! Between literary, poetic and philosophical talks, festivals, exhibitions, tastings, conferences, etc., the heart of the hotel beats to the rhythm of events.

This summer, the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo is once again the place to be for those with a passion for the art of living.

Lecture: The history of Hermès and Monaco

12 June in the Belle Epoque Room at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Princess Grace’s bag, which became known as the famous Kelly, is one illustration that Hermès and Monaco share a rich history.  Emile Hermès, the visionary head of the company after the First World War and the horse-drawn era  who created what Hermès is today, had strong ties with the principality. Attend the Hermès & Monaco lecture by Menehould de Bazelaire du Chatelle, Hermès Artistic and Cultural Heritage Director and Director of the "museum", the Émile Hermès Collection in the Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the connections between Emile Hermès and Monaco and the history of the Kelly bag.

Menehould de Bazelaire Du Chatelle

Tasting: Celebrate 150 years of the Caves de l'Hôtel de Paris with Tenuta San Guido

11 June on the Eiffel Mezzanine of the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

The Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo Wine Cellars will celebrate their 150th anniversary this year. Don't miss the informative talk by the Tenuta San Guido estate’s owners on 11 June. After lunch at Pavyllon Monte-Carlo, a restaurant by Yannick Alléno, immerse yourself in the  wine cellar as a tribute to the estate. Let Executive Chief Sommelier Patrice Frank guide you to discover the amazing history of this magical place before an exclusive dinner.

 

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Be a philosopher: Philosophical Encounters

14 and 15 June in the Excelsior Room at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Philosophers Marie-Aude Baronian and Pierre-Yves Quiviger, along with authors and teachers Chantal Thomas from the Académie française, will capture your imagination about a range of themes this summer. Male love, wine, chocolate, the art of living... There are as many themes as there are avenues for reflection to share in an inspiring setting.

 

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Concerts at the Prince’s Palace

11, 18, 26 and 28 July and 1, 4 and 8 August in the main courtyard of the Prince’s Palace

Enjoy an evening when time stands still. That is the promise of this summer’s concert-dinners at Pavyllon Monte-Carlo, a restaurant by Yannick Alléno in the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, followed by concerts by the prestigious Orchestre Philarmonique de Monaco in the main courtyard of the Prince's Palace. The programme includes Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Brahms, Dvorak, Schumann, Glinka, Borodin, Smetana, Catalani, Franck, Gershwin and Bruch for a timeless experience.

Turner exhibition: Le Sublime Héritage

26 July and 2 August at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco

In collaboration with the Tate Modern, the Grimaldi Forum hosts "Le Sublime Héritage", an exhibition of works by J. M. W. Turner in an original decor covering over 2,000 m2. After fine dining at Pavyllon Monte-Carlo, a restaurant by Yannick Alléno, your evening will continue with a guided tour of the show, which is sure to surprise you.

 

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Exhibition: The 1,001 lives of Jean Boghossian

20 July to 20 September at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Born into an Armenian family in Aleppo, Syria, Jean Boghossian grew up in Beirut and travelled the world - the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia - in search of the most beautiful precious stones for the most demanding customers. This summer in Monaco, the artist will talk about his 1,001 lives. The hotel of connoisseurs will host a series of exhibitions featuring a variety of works. Admire a series of "Almond" paintings, depictions of erupting volcanoes, wooden sculptures, reinvented "fans" and a series of new works presented to the public for the first time. There are as many works of art by the famous Jean Boghossian as there are surprises in the corridors of the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo this summer.

L’Abysse Monte-Carlo: new for connoisseurs

10 July, at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

 

From 10 July 2024, discover the brand new restaurant at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, set in a décor designed by Laurence Bonnel-Alléno. L'Abysse Monte-Carlo blends the earth of the Monegasque hinterland where the vegetables grow, the fire of cooking at just the right temperature and the extraction techniques developed by Chef Yannick Alléno, as well as the mastery of the water and air contained in each sushi, thanks to the sensitivity and refined gestures of Chef Yasunari Okazaki.

 

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L'Abysse Monte-Carlo

Participation by invitation, reserved for customers belonging to the My Monte-Carlo loyalty programme and Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo guests.

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