All About Grace

OK, we admit it. We like celebrity news as much as anyone else. So, saying that, we were just tickled to find out that a member of world royalty is expected to come to our town later this fall.

Michener Art Museum will host an exhibit featuring images and artifacts of the late screen legend and Philadelphia native Grace Kelly. The beautiful blonde retired from Hollywood to become a real-life princess when she married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. Here’s the celebrity part: Her son, Prince Albert, will attend the opening (trumpet fanfare!)

“From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly, an American Icon” runs from Oct. 31, 2013, through Jan. 26, 2014. The Michener is the first American venue for this interactive exhibition and is based on a display at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

The museum, which has a well-established collection of works by Bucks County artists, scored a coup last year when it was one of only a select few museums chosen to exhibit pieces by Renaissance artists from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. From artists of the royals to modern-day royal appearances …