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Grace Kelly: Icon of Style to Royal Bride


Thu 10 / 06 / 2022
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

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Open to all


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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Location: Hillwood

Livestream Lecture | Grace Kelly: Icon of Style to Royal Bride

This is the first program in the Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior lecture series.


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This lecture will be presented in the theater in the Ellen MacNeille Charles Visitor Center, and will be livestreamed via Zoom. Visitors can submit questions for the speaker from any location.

Click here to register for the in person program.

Click here to register for the virtual option.

The zoom link will be sent out the morning of the program.


Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required to attend this onsite program at Hillwood. Patrons must display a physical or digital copy of their vaccination card/record and a government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license with the same name upon arrival at the program. Ticket purchasers are responsible for communicating these rules to whomever they provide tickets. The vaccine requirement also applies to speakers and staff.

Click here to see how Hillwood is following the latest health and safety guidance.


5:30–6:30 p.m. | Explore Hillwood
•    Enjoy the mansiongardens, greenhouse, and Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior  
•    Find the perfect memento from your visit at the museum shop
6:30–7:30 p.m. | Lecture 
7:30 p.m. | Book signing


Kristina Haugland (she/her) is the Le Vine Associate Curator of Costume and Textiles and Supervising Curator for the Study Room at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She has curated numerous exhibitions on diverse topics, including the 2006 celebration of the 50th anniversary of Princess Grace’s wedding, and is the author of Grace Kelly: Icon of Style to Royal Bride, published in 2006 by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Yale University Press, and Grace Kelly Style, published in 2019 in conjunction with the Victoria and Albert Museum’s exhibition. She also enjoys writing and lecturing on her special interests, underwear and etiquette.


Grace Kelly carefully cultivated her image in response to Hollywood’s wish for glamour and the desire for elegance in her stately duties. Explore her image and gain insights to her enduring partnership with Marc Bohan, artistic director of Christian Dior in the 1960s and 1970s, in this four-part lecture series.

Visitors can attend and ask questions whether they choose to come in person or join the livestream from the comfort of home; questions will be taken from all locations. 

Thursday, October 6: Grace Kelly: Icon of Style to Royal Bride with Kristina Haugland
Thursday, October 13: Christian Dior: Couture for Modern Living with Alexandra Palmer
Tuesday, October 18: Conversation with Curators | Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior with Florence Müller and Megan Martinelli
Tuesday, October 25: Jay Jaxon: An Unsung Couturier with Darnell-Jamal Lisby