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Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Bill Burns, an Architect of the Capitol Woodcrafter Supervisor in the Planning and Project Management's Construction Division.
One person's small act of compassion can start a chain reaction of...
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Evolution of Women in Art at the U.S. Capitol

By Michele Cohen, Ph.D.

An in-depth look at the evolution of women in art at the U.S. Capitol.

Close-up detail photo with Statue of Freedom during conservation in 1993.
Instagrammers in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol
December 17, 2013
On a rainy December Saturday a group of Instagrammers joined us at the U.S. Capitol to tour the building and chat with an Architect of the Capitol photographer. Despite the weather it was a great event and we look forward to hosting more in the future!More »
April 22, 2013
Sharon Gang, Communications & Marketing Manager for the Capitol Visitor Center, explores the new exhibit, "Conflict and Compromise."More »
AOC Capitol Building jurisdiction employee proudly sporting their bump caps.
July 11, 2018
Read how this cool cap is keeping Capitol Building employees safer.More »
September 16, 2014
With the "Sprouts" program at the U.S. Botanic Garden, children learn about the magical world of plants.More »
Pickford Theater in the Madison Building.
July 28, 2015
Find out how our architects work the ADA into historic buildings on the Capitol Campus, given they were built before accessibility needs were recognized.More »
Photo of AOC's Buddy Paddy by the sign for Champ House.
April 21, 2014
This AOC Tree Surgeon spends his days caring for the trees on Capitol Grounds and his evenings are spent in much the same way, helping others in hopes of seeing them live longer, healthier lives.More »
October 22, 2014
Edmonds hopes to leave behind a legacy that exemplifies how important it is to take time to recognize those in need and make a difference.More »
May 14, 2018
Celebrating the men and women of the United States Capitol Police who put their lives on the line to protect America's beacon of democracy.More »
July 13, 2015
The Capitol Visitor Center provides many accessibility services from shuttles, ramps and escalators to touchable objects and open captioning.More »
April 25, 2016
Our team actively works as ambassadors for energy reduction within the Library of Congress buildings, while helping maintain their invaluable and irreplaceable collection.More »
December 5, 2012
Landscape Architect Nick Nelson details the process he undertook to design the 2012 Season’s Greenings holiday exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden.More »
November 30, 2012
On December 2, the Capitol Visitor Center celebrates its four-year anniversary. Sharon Gang, the third member of the CVC's operations staff, reflects back to the opening four years ago. More »
Photo showing the detail of "We the People"
September 16, 2013
This Constitution Week, AOC's Sharon Gang, communications & marketing manager at the Capitol Visitor Center, reflects on what the U.S. Constitution means to her.More »
Close-up detail photo with Statue of Freedom during conservation in 1993.
July 17, 2018
An in-depth look at the evolution of women in art at the U.S. Capitol.More »
March 30, 2018
Highlighting two women artists of the U.S. Capitol's National Statuary Hall Collection.More »

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