Fall Events in New York City
October 15 - 26, 2007
At a series of glamorous events at selected venues throughout New York City, discover the rich culture and noble traditions of the "jewel of the Riviera". And in the 25th year since Her passing, a series of extra-special events will allow the public to take a glimpse inside the enchanted world of America's Princess.
Grace, Princess of Monaco: A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Grace Kelly
An exhibition from October 15 - 26, 2007 * Sotheby's, New York City
Free and open to the public
Daily from 10AM to 5PM & Sundays from 1PM to 5PM
Sotheby's - 1334 York Avenue @ 72nd Street
Proudly presented by the Consulate General of Monaco and the Monaco Government Tourist Office in New York, in association with the Princely Palace of Monaco, Sotheby's and the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, the exhibition is taking place at Sotheby's in New York. Grace, Princess of Monaco features items spanning Her remarkable life — from Hollywood sweetheart to style icon, Princess of Monaco, wife and mother and humanitarian — and includes clothing, jewelry and accessories, photographs, video clips and home movies and other personal belongings.
An evening of high stakes and high fashion to benefit the Princess Grace Awards
October 24, 2007 * Sotheby's, New York City
Sotheby's will be transformed into a glamorous casino salon for this star-studded benefit when the Consulate General of Monaco and Monaco Government Tourist Office pairs with Wynn Resorts and the Société des Bains de Mer Hotels, Spas & Casino. A highlight will be the final bidding on one-of-a-kind Grace, Princess of Monaco-inspired ensembles created by leading designers, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Ralph Lauren, Zac Posen, Ralph Rucci and Vera Wang which will be displayed in the windows of the NYC Saks Fifth Avenue store from October 19-26.
For more details or to buy tickets, please email us at Casino@VisitMonaco.com.
The Annual Princess Grace Awards Gala
October 25, 2007 * Sotheby's, New York City
In its 25th anniversary year, the Princess Grace Foundation-USA will again celebrate their annual Awards Gala in New York City. The Foundation, established by Prince Rainier in 1982 to continue Princess Grace's deep and life-long commitment to the performing arts, annually bestows grants to aspiring young theater, dance and film artists in America, carrying on a tradition of supporting excellence in many forms of artistry. This year’s Gala, with the support of the Princely Palace, will feature a very special auction of two outfits worn by Princess Grace, with proceeds to benefit the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. For more information, visit www.pgfusa.org.
Saks Fifth Avenue - Window Displays & Monégasque Cuisine
October 19 - 26, 2007
Saks Fifth Avenue - 611 Fifth Avenue @ 49th Street, New York City
The captivating windows of Saks Fifth Avenue will feature one-of-a-kind Grace, Princess of Monaco-inspired clothing by some of America's best-loved designers: Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Ralph Lauren, Zac Posen, Ralph Rucci and Vera Wang. These outfits will be auctioned on October 24 at Casino Couture to benefit the Princess Grace Awards.
From October 22 to 26, visitors can also savor the delightful cuisine of the Principality as Chef de Cuisine Sylvain Etievant of the legendary Hotel de Paris' Le Grill collaborates with Saks Executive Chef Jean-Louis Dumonet to present Monégasque signature dishes on floors 2, 5 and 8 at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store.
Estée Lauder Inc.
From October 15, 2007
This October, Estée Lauder celebrates Princess Grace of Monaco with a limited-edition shade of Signature Hydra Lustre Lipstick in Princess Grace Coral. Estée Lauder Inc, a Crown Sponsor of this year’s Princess Grace Awards Gala, is a proud co-sponsor of the Grace, Princess of Monaco exhibition at Sotheby’s.
Making Music in Monaco
October 15-26, 2007 * 96.3FM WQXR
The special two-week edition of Making Music in Monaco features interviews with Princess Grace's friends, music by Her favorite musicians as well as a selection of Her poetry readings. Listeners are also invited to share their memories of Princess Grace of Monaco on wqxr.com.
Town&Country, the longest continuously published lifestyle magazine in America, features a special tribute issue including rare photographs of Princess Grace of Monaco. The collectors edition is on newstands now.