AOC employees are responsible for the care and preservation of more than 300 works of art, architectural elements and landscape features. Browse our incredible collection below or learn more about our artists and featured collections.

Embarkation of the Pilgrims

This painting depicts the Pilgrims on the deck of the ship Speedwell on July 22, 1620, before they departed from Delfs Haven, Holland, for North America, where they sought religious freedom.

Ephraim McDowell Statue

This statue of Ephraim McDowell was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Kentucky in 1929.

Ernest Gruening Statue

This statue of Ernest Gruening was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Alaska in 1977. Gruening served as governor of Alaska and as a U.S. Senator.

Esther Hobart Morris Statue

This statue of Esther Hobart Morris was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Wyoming in 1960. Morris is honored as a pioneer for women's suffrage.

Ethan Allen Statue

This statue of Ethan Allen was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Vermont in 1876. He is best remembered as the Founder of the State of Vermont.

Eusebio Kino Statue

This statue of Eusebio Kino was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Arizona in 1965.

Fame & Peace Crowning George Washington

The two winged figures, hovering in the air, hold laurel wreaths above the bust of the George Washington. Fame, on the right, also holds a trumpet; Peace, on the left, a palm branch.

Father Damien Statue

This statue of Father Damien was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Hawaii in 1969. He devoted his life to ministry for people with leprosy.

Father Junipero Serra Statue

This statue of Father Junipero Serra was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by California in 1931. He is recognized as one of the most important Spanish missionaries in the New World.

Federal Vases

This pair of bronze vases, which artist Horatio Stone entitled "Ecce Homo" and "Freedom," have been variously referred to as "Philosophy" and "Invention," or more simply as the Federal Vases.

Florence R. Sabin Statue

This statue of Florence Sabin was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Colorado in 1959.

Ford Building Cherry Trees

Site of one variety: Japanese flowering (Prunus serrulata). These trees can be found on both the 2nd Street NW side and the 3rd Street NW side.

Frances E. Willard Statue

This statue of Frances Willard was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Illinois in 1905. Her statue was the first honoring a woman to be chosen for the collection.

Frederick Douglass Statue

The statue of noted abolitionist Frederick Douglass features him standing beside a lectern and an inkwell with quill pen sits in reference to his work as an author.

Frieze of American History

The Frieze of American History in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol contains a painted panorama depicting significant events in American history.