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Kate Middleton loves the arts!
And on Feb. 11, the Duchess of Cambridge will attend The Portrait Gala 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery in London, Kensington Palace announced Tuesday.
The duchess (a patron of the organization) will meet a selection of guests at a reception before attending the Gala Dinner. Prince William's wife and her fellow attendees will have the opportunity to view hand-written Pen Portraits and Mystery Portrait Postcards created by leading artists, authors and other well-known individuals.
Per the palace, funds raised by the gala "will support the Gallery's daily work of delivering inspirational exhibitions and displays, offering unique learning opportunities and undertaking world class research." Some of the funds will benefit the Gallery's Portrait Fund, which allows for acquisition of "portraits of outstanding national importance" for the collection.
While Kate's in the building, the philanthropic princess might want to drop by and take a look at her official portrait, which hangs proudly in the National Portrait Gallery. (Although Kate thought the painting was "brilliant," others were quick to criticize Paul Emsley's stoic portrayal of Prince George's mum.)
The last time Kate paid a public visit to the National Gallery was in April 2013. Pregnant at the time with baby George, she met with children who've benefited from The Art Room's charity program.