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Embarkation of the Pilgrims
This painting depicts the Pilgrims on the deck of the ship Speedwell on July...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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Dr. William Thornton
 The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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U.S. Marine Band - Wednesday and some Thursday Evenings
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Brumidi Corridors
Repeats weekdays except Tue Jan 28 2014.
Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug
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Location:
United States Capitol
Event Type:
Art/History Events, Educational Events, Tours
Weekdays at 2 p.m. — A special tour of the Brumidi Corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol enables visitors to view and learn about the ornate paintings on the walls and ceilings designed by Constantino Brumidi between 1857 and 1859. This tour, which lasts approximately 30 minutes, is offered Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. No reservations are... More »
Union Troops at the Capitol - 1861
Repeats weekdays except Tue Jan 28 2014.
Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Sep, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Oct, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Nov, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Dec, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Jan, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Feb, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Mar, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, Apr, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, May, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug
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Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
Event Type:
Art/History Events, Educational Events, Tours
Weekdays at 3 p.m. — In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, a special tour, lasting 30 to 45 minutes, entitled "Capitol and the Congress During the Civil War," is offered Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. With stops at the Old Supreme Court Chamber and other important areas at the Capitol, this tour will explore how the Capitol was used during the Civil War,... More »
Military Bands Summer Concert Series 2014
Repeats every week on Monday until Mon Aug 25 2014 except Mon Aug 04 2014.
Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug
2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 7, 14, 21, 28, 11, 18, 25
Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon, Mon
Location:
United States Capitol
Event Type:
Music Events
U.S. Navy Band - Monday Evenings June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21, 28 August 11, 18, 25 The 2014 series of concerts will be inaugurated by the Navy Band on Monday, June 2, 2014. All concerts start at 8 p.m. and are held on the U.S. Capitol West Front Steps (National Mall side) - weather permitting. More »
U.S. Air Force Band - Tuesday Evenings
Repeats every week on Tuesday until Tue Aug 26 2014 .
Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug
3, 10, 17, 24, 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 5, 12, 19, 26
Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue, Tue
Location:
United States Capitol
Event Type:
Music Events
U.S. Air Force Band - Tuesday Evenings June 3, 10, 17, 24 July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 August 5, 12, 19, 26 The 2014 series of concerts will be inaugurated by the Navy Band on Monday, June 2, 2014. All concerts start at 8 p.m. and are held on the U.S. Capitol West Front Steps (National Mall side) - weather permitting. More »
U.S. Marine Band - Wednesday and some Thursday Evenings
Repeats every week on Wednesday, and Thursday until Wed Aug 27 2014 except Wed Jul 02 2014, Thu Jul 03 2014, Thu Jul 24 2014, Thu Jul 31 2014, Thu Aug 07 2014, Thu Aug 14 2014, Thu Aug 21 2014, Thu Aug 28 2014.
Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jun, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Jul, Aug, Aug, Aug, Aug
4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 30, 6, 13, 20, 27
Wed, Thu, Wed, Thu, Wed, Thu, Wed, Thu, Wed, Thu, Wed, Thu, Wed, Wed, Wed, Wed, Wed, Wed
Location:
United States Capitol
Event Type:
Music Events
U.S. Marine Band - Wednesday and some Thursday Evenings June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 July 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 30 August 6, 13, 20, 27 The 2014 series of concerts will be inaugurated by the Navy Band on Monday, June 2, 2014. All concerts start at 8 p.m. and are held on the U.S. Capitol West Front Steps (National Mall side) - weather permitting. More »
Concert Setup
Aug
31
Sun
Location:
Capitol Grounds
Event Type:
Holiday Events, Kid Friendly Events, Music Events
Capitol West LawnSunday, August 31 at 8:00 p.m.Performance Timing: Approximately 90 minutes. FREE event, no tickets required. Gates open at 3:00 p.m., open rehearsal at 3:30 p.m. This year’s annual Labor Day Capitol Concert featuring the National Symphony Orchestra explores American music from beloved television shows, movies and Broadway musicals. In case of inclement... More »
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