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Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.
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Official painted portrait of 11th Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers.
Under Mr. Ayers' leadership, the Architect of the Capitol oversaw the...
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Brumidi's "War" is portrayed by Minerva, goddess of wisdom and battle, flying across a landscape accompanied by a cherub riding on an eagle.
Brumidi worked on an impressive number of projects in the U.S. Capitol,...

Memberships and Affiliations

Architect of the Capitol (AOC) has a history of partnering with nationally recognized leaders to craft and adopt best practices to be used in the care and creation of the nation's Capitol.

AOC's unique portfolio of responsibilities creates models for other communities of practice. AOC is committed to being professionals and leaders in our respective arts continuing, establishing and evolving techniques and processes in our fields. A sampling of AOC's partners is below.