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Ocean City Arts Center

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  • "Hitchcock's Grace" by Lolly Grilli
    "Hitchcock's Grace" by Lolly Grilli
  • "Suspicion" by Cheryl Matthews
    "Suspicion" by Cheryl Matthews
"Hitchcock's Grace" by Lolly Grilli
"Hitchcock's Grace" by Lolly Grilli

2018 June Exhibition:

"I Remember Grace Kelly"
An Invitational Themed Show
"Meet the Artists" Reception:
Friday, June 8, 7pm - 8:30pm

About the Show...

The Ocean City Arts Center and Historical Museum will partner in June to "Remember Grace Kelly". The Arts Center will host an exhibit June 1 through June 30 featuring more than 30 Southern New Jersey artists who have painted an image which represents the life of Grace Kelly. The Ocean City Historical Museum will host a Grace Kelly Tea at the Flanders Hotel on Wednesday, June 6 at 2pm. Reservations are required for the tea. The Museum also features an exhibit of Grace Kelly's life.

 

Princess Grace is an Ocean City icon who stayed in the seashore town during her early life. Many Ocean City residents remember seeing Ms. Kelly walking the beach with her children. A native of Philadelphia, Pa, Princess Grace began her acting career at age 20 starring in more than 40 episodes of live drama productions during the early 1950s Golden Age of Television. In 1953, she gained stardom from her performance in director John Ford's film "Mogambo", with Clark Gable and Ava Gardner. This led to six more successful films including "Country Girl", "Dial M for Murder", "Rear Window" and "To Catch a Thief". In 1956, she retired from acting to marry Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. She gave birth to three children: Caroline, Albert II and Stephanie. On September 13, 1982, she suffered a stroke while driving home to Monaco which resulted in a road accident. She died the following day.

The Artists... 

Lance Balderson

Bonnie Bessor

Marilyn Brent

Merryl Cool

Jenny Fischer

Lolly Grilli

Nancy Harris

Shirley Hawthorne

Susan Irland

Rae Jaffe

Joanne Killian

Theresa Kennish

Chuck Law

Christina Lowenstein

Amy Mahon

Cheryl Matthews

Annette Maynard

Carole McCray

Rita Michalenko

Carla Migliaccio

Donna Mindish

Gloria Moyer

Marie Natale

Susan Rau

Linda Robinson

Barbara Rosin

Janney Thompson-Murtha

Grace Zambelli

Carol Zerbe