Royals coming to Toronto for Grace Kelly exhibit
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, October 18, 2011 7:18AM EDT
TORONTO - They are no Will and Kate, but Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Princess Charlene are coming to Toronto next month.
Albert is the son of Grace Kelly.
Officials say the royal couple will attend a grand opening event for the exhibit, titled "Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess", on November 2nd.
They will also attend a private reception.
The exhibit features rarely-displayed items and artifacts from Kelly's days as a leading lady in Hollywood and as princess of one of Europe's oldest royal families.
It includes many of Kelly's original dresses, a replica of her wedding gown, her signature "Kelly bag" and tiara.
There are also telegrams from Prince Rainier and her Academy Award for "The Country Girl."
The exhibit opens to the public on November 4th and runs until January 22nd.
Prince Albert II of Monaco waves with his bride Charlene Princess of Monaco outside the Monaco palace, after the civil wedding marriage ceremony, Friday, July 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, Pool)