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Howard Chandler Christy’s painting of the signing of the United States Constitution.
Howard Chandler Christy’s painting of the signing of the United States...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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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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Up close photo of Memorial with Grant on a horse.
Because weather and time have not been kind to the Grant Memorial, AOC staff...

Blog Posts Tagged 'presidents'

April 27, 2015
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Up close photo of Memorial with Grant on a horse.
Because weather and time have not been kind to the Grant Memorial, AOC staff developed a preservation strategy to restore the Grant Memorial to its original condition.
April 15, 2015
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President Lincoln's funeral procession.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death, AOC Curator Barbara Wolanin details the days he lay in state at the U.S. Capitol.
April 15, 2013
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Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural at the U.S. Capitol
AOC Public Affairs Officer Matt Guilfoyle watches "Lincoln" and "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"-- and is surprised by which film more accurately depicts the U.S. Capitol.
November 09, 2012
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Statue of Abraham Lincoln in Rotunda of U.S. Capitol
The recent attention for the movie “Lincoln” produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis as President Abraham Lincoln draws focus on this remarkable individual, the period in which he...
February 27, 2012
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Oil painting of a historical scene including several Presidents
Presidents Don't Sleep Here—But They're Honored in Art!
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