The Duchess of Cambridge attended the 2017 Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London on the evening of March 28th. She viewed the newest exhibitions at the reception and met guests before the fundraising gala dinner. The Duchess is Patron of the National Portrait Gallery.
The Duchess of Cambridge attended the 2017 Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery in her role as Patron. She viewed two new exhibitions; Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, and Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask, where Gillian Wearing explained the significance of the works featured. The Duchess also met a selection of guests, many of whom had contributed to this important event. Afterwards, she sat down at the gala dinner. The 2017 Portrait Gala was fundraising for Coming Home, a project that will make it possible for portraits of iconic individuals to return to places that are special to them for a loan period of over three years.
The Duchess of Cambridge repeated a green lace Temperley London gown from the Queen’s private Birthday dinner last April with new Kiki McDonough topaz earrings.