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Black and white portrait of Constantino Brumidi holding an easel and paintbrushes.
Constantino Brumidi (1805–1880) is best known for the murals he painted in the...

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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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CVC Visitor Guide Julie Butler leads a group of visitors through National Statuary Hall.
The ExCEL Program provides opportunities for jurisdictions to work together and...

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Meeting a Capitol Artist

Posted by Sharon Gang on August 14, 2012

Jimilu Morgan presents the completed bust of Constantino Brumidi to then Vice President Hubert Humphrey - 1968
Sharon Gang, Marketing and Communications Manager for the Capitol Visitor Center, describes her experience meeting Jimilu Mason, an American artist with works on display at the U.S. Capitol building.

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AOC Trailblazer: Georgia Shaw

Posted by Kristen Frederick on July 12, 2012

Georgia Shaw working as an AOC draftsman
Georgia Shaw was the first woman hired by the AOC as a draftsman, leading to a fulfilling 29-year career with the agency. After Georgia passed, her daughter honored her mother’s legacy by including the AOC’s logo on the memorial plaque that marks her grave.

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Doing Good: Riding & Raising for Research and Treatment

Posted by Kristen Frederick on June 8, 2012

Architect of the Capitol's Franklin Bradley with his bike helmet on in front of the U.S. Capitol Building.
AOC's Internal Communications Manager finds a way to make a meaningful difference through an annual bike-a-thon supporting the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Discovering the Joys of Teaching — and Learning

Posted by Kristen Frederick on May 17, 2012

AOC's Theon Parker teaches students about electrical circuits at Phelps ACE High School.
Courses taught by AOC employees help communicate business culture and expectations, as well as important skills they can apply to future educational and occupational pursuits.

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Doing Good: Employees Give of Themselves

Posted by Kristen Frederick on March 4, 2012

AOC's Kevin Mulshine is proud to help others by being a blood donor.
While most people can be blood donors, only five percent of the eligible population actually donates — making AOC's Kevin and Gloria true heroes, even if they don't consider their efforts extraordinary.

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Presidents in Art

Posted by AOC Curator Office on February 27, 2012

Oil painting of a historical scene including several Presidents
Presidents Don't Sleep Here—But They're Honored in Art!

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