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A crowd of visitors walking through the Capitol Visitor Center.
The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center provides a welcoming and educational...

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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Detailed view of Piper nigrum plant
Learn how pepper, allspice, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg became a part of our...

Memberships and Affiliations

The AOC has a history of partnering with nationally recognized leaders to craft and adopt best practices to be used in the care and creation of the nation's Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol's unique portfolio of responsibilities creates models for other communities of practice. The AOC is committed to being professionals and leaders in our respective arts continuing, establishing and evolving techniques and processes in our fields. A sampling of the AOC's partners is below.