The 2016 series of concerts will be inaugurated by the Marine Band on Wednesday, June 1.
All concerts will commence at 8:00 p.m. and are held on the U.S. Capitol West Front steps (National Mall side) — weather permitting. Set-up will begin at 4:00 p.m.
Lawn chairs are allowed to be placed on the stone terrace in front of the band on the West Side of the Capitol and on the West... More »
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers joined Representative French Hill, Harriet Mayor Fulbright and Father Patrick J. Conroy to dedicate a tree in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program.
"This tree celebrates a unique program, established by the now-late J. William Fulbright, to... More »
Christine Merdon, Chief Operating Officer for the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), welcomed Ireland's Taioseach Enda Kenny, Ireland's Ambassador to the United States Anne Anderson, senior congressional leaders and members of Congress, House Chaplain Father Patrick J. Conroy and Donegal native Father Brendan McBride to the U.S. Capitol Grounds... More »
The Dome and Rotunda restoration projects mark important milestones in our ongoing efforts to preserve our infrastructure, enhance the beauty of our historic buildings and improve safety and security for all employees and visitors.
When the 89th United States Congress passed the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, it changed the way America views, treats, and shares its history. Join us for a fun-filled observation of this anniversary, and learn how the "People's House" — the Capitol — is preserved for all!
- Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers and ACHP Expert Member Robert G. Stanton explain the... More »
The Architect of the Capitol will temporarily remove the East Front flag pole to perform routine refinishing the weekend of October 8-9, 2016.
Work on the flag pole is scheduled to last one full day, beginning at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 8.
The rain date for this project is scheduled for Sunday, October 9.
For additional information, please contact... More »