Serving Congress and the Supreme Court, preserving America's Capitol, and inspiring memorable experiences

Featured

Apotheosis of Washington
Painted in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi, the Apotheosis of Washington in the...

Featured

Map of Capitol Hill
View a map of the U.S. Capitol and other buildings and grounds cared for by the...

Featured

Stewardship
The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the preservation and stewardship...

Featured

Nitrate vault at the Library of Congress Packard Campus
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is responsible for managing all of the...

Botanic Garden

Botanic Garden

AOC Gardener at the U.S. Botanic Gardener

The U.S. Botanic Garden is dedicated to demonstrating the aesthetic, cultural, economic, therapeutic and ecological importance of plants to the well-being of humankind. The USBG fosters the exchange of ideas and information relevant to national and international partnerships. 

Led by Executive Director Holly Shimizu, a team of approximately 65 employees work at the U.S. Botanic Garden in four divisions: Administration, Public Programs, Horticulture and Operations. For a list of contact information at the USBG visit: http://www.usbg.gov/staff-directory.

The Garden is also supported by a dedicated team of volunteers. Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Maura Nelson with any questions about this program, or visit http://www.usbg.gov/working-us-botanic-garden for a list of current volunteer opportunities.