Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

Featured

William Henry Powell’s painting of the Discovery of the Mississippi by De Soto
William Henry Powell’s dramatic and brilliantly colored canvas was the last of...

Featured

A view of the Capitol Visitor Center lit up at night
The Office of Congressional Accessibility Services (OCAS) provides a variety...

Featured

AOC members holding the Historic Preservation Award that they received
The Architect of the Capitol strives to perform all work at a high level of...

Featured

Instagrammers in the Olmsted Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
Early on this beautiful September morning, a group of Instagrammers came...

What's New

Our Blog

Year in Pictures 2012

U.S. Capitol Dome and Shuttle Discovery flying by
Categories: 

The year 2012 on Capitol Hill brought moments of celebration and sorrow, from the Space Shuttle fly-by to the lying in state of Senator Inouye.

A slideshow of a few of the best images from our collection (or view full set on flickr): 

Leave a comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.