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Dec
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Wed

The following press release is via the United States Capitol Police.

Information on State of the Union Road Closures and Other Restrictions Impacting the Capitol Complex

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, President Donald J. Trump will... More »

Dec
31
Wed

The U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) presents a new exhibit "Wall Flowers: Botanical Murals" now through October 15, 2018. The exhibit showcases six large-scale murals measuring as large as 16 feet, all celebrating plants.

Plants in murals communicate the aesthetic, ecological, and historic importance of plants in the urban environment. This exhibit features large-scale art by local artists... More »

Dec
31
Wed

The Architect of the Capitol announces the selection of Saharah Moon Chapotin, Ph.D., as Executive Director of the United States Botanic Garden (USBG).

"Dr. Chapotin is a plant scientist with a passion to educate people about the importance of plants and agriculture," said Stephen T. Ayers, Architect of the Capitol and Acting Director of... More »

Dec
31
Wed

Today the Honorable Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, Architect of the Capitol, joined members of the Dome Restoration team to attach the final restored ornament, a rosette, to the ... More »

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