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

John Gorrie

This statue of John Gorrie was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Florida in 1914. A physician, scientist, inventor and humanitarian, Gorrie is considered the father of refrigeration and air-conditioning.

John Hanson

This statue of John Hanson was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Maryland in 1903. Hanson was one of the strongest colonial advocates of independence.

John James Ingalls

This statue of John James Ingalls was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Kansas in 1905.

John McLoughlin

This statue of John McLoughlin was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Oregon in 1953.

John Middleton Clayton

This statue of John Middleton Clayton was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Delaware in 1934.

John Sevier

This statue of John Sevier was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Tennessee in 1931.

John Stark

This statue of John Stark was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by New Hampshire in 1894. Stark fought in several decisive battles during the American Revolution and achieved a reputation as a leader and shrewd tactician.

John Swigert Jr.

This statue of John L. Swigert Jr., was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Colorado in 1997.

John Winthrop

This statue of John Winthrop was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Massachusetts in 1876.

Jonathan Trumbull

This statue of Jonathan Trumbull was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Connecticut in 1872.

Joseph Ward

This statue of Joseph Ward was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by South Dakota in 1963.

Joseph Wheeler

This statue of Joseph Wheeler was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Alabama in 1925. Wheeler was a cavalry leader in the Civil War before serving in the House of Representatives.

Julius Sterling Morton

This sculpture of Julius Sterling Morton was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Nebraska in 1937.

Justinian I, Relief Portrait

Justinian I (c. 483-565) Byzantine emperor. Appointed Tribonian to compile and consolidate the Roman legal code into the Justinian Code, which he supplemented with a collection of rulings and precedents.

Kamehameha I

This statue of King Kamehameha I was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Hawaii in 1969. Under his rule, he unified all of the islands of Hawaii. The statue of King Kamehameha I is the heaviest in the collection.

Landing of Columbus

This painting depicts Christopher Columbus and members of his crew on a beach in the West Indies, newly landed from his flagship Santa Maria on October 12, 1492.

Landing of Columbus

Christopher Columbus disembarks from the Santa Maria on a plank, greeted by Native Americans. This is the first of four scenes of Spanish conquest. Brumidi's central figure seems to have been inspired by a statue of Columbus by Luigi Persico, which was then at the east central steps of the Capitol. (1492)

Landing of the Pilgrims

A group of Pilgrims, led by William Brewster, is shown giving thanks for their safe voyage after their arrival in Plymouth, Massachusetts. (1620)

Lewis Cass

This statue of Lewis Cass was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Michigan in 1889. Cass served as governor of the Michigan territory, secretary of war, minister to France and was a member of the U.S. Senate.