The Duchess of Cambridge presented the Art Fund Museum of the Year award at the Natural History Museum in London on July 6th. The £100,000 award – the largest museum prize in the world – is given annually to one outstanding museum which has shown exceptional imagination, innovation and achievement. This year five Museums: Arnolfini, Bristol; Bethlem Museum of the Mind, London; Jupiter Artland, West Lothian; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and the York Art Gallery, Yorkshire.
The Duchess of Cambridge is the Royal patron of the Natural History Museum. Upon arrival, HRH was greeted by Sir Michael Dixon, the Museum director and, Dr. Stephen Deuchar, Art Fund director. Inside, she greeted nominees and judges before sitting down to dinner in the Hintze Hall. The Duchess told someone that Prince George “comes here quite often. He loves the 3D sculptures.” Towards the end of the evening she announced the Victoria and Albert winner of the Art Fund Museum of the Year award.
The Duchess of Cambridge wore the knitted jersy Tribal Dress from Brazilian designer Barbra Casasola. She also wore new drop earrings.
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