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Capitol Connection - July 2018

Evolution of Women in Art at the U.S. Capitol

Women have long played roles in Capitol art. In the 19th century, they appeared primarily as allegorical figures in murals and architectural …

Cannon Renewal Project - June 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - June 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - June 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - June 2018

Soon @MLB will honor its best players during the 2018 #AllStarGame. During the rest of July, we will highlight members of our AOC team and the facilities we operate. We consider them the very best fielded in the nation's capital. #AllStarAOC https://t.co/MjsIMWDfOr

Making Heads Safer, One Bump Cap at a Time

The men and women who carry out the mission of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to serve, preserve and inspire are frequently in full view of the …

Capitol Lyrics: "America the Beautiful"

"America the Beautiful" began as a poem by Katharine Lee Bates in 1893. It was later combined with music by Samuel Augustus Ward to form the …

Profile in History: Job W. Angus

The night before his assassination, President Lincoln dreamed that he was standing in a ship under full sail, rapidly approaching an indefinite …

2018 "A Capitol Fourth" Concert Travel Tips and Prohibited Items

<i>The following press release is via the United States Capitol Police.</i><p><b>Know Before You Go: Information on the Concert, Rehearsal, Prohibited Items &</b> …

Core Value: Professionalism

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By the Numbers: Capitol Visitor Center

The Capitol Visitor Center serves as the main entrance for visitors to the U.S. Capitol. It is a facility rich with informational exhibits, two gift …

Calm and Collected Waters

Summer officially starts this week and the weather in Washington, D.C., is getting warmer. While water features on the U.S. Capitol campus look cool …

Architect's Notebook: Finding Comfort In Balance

It is human nature to try to find order and balance in our surroundings. One of the ways I do this in my own life is to be as organized as possible. …

Core Value: Safety

The Art of Walking Across History

<b>Awareness of your surroundings can help prevent a slip, trip or fall — you might also spot some amazing things.</b><p>I live with a two year old. Jumping, …

Core Value: Pride

Honoring Service, Sacrifice and a Unique Partnership

As Director of Security Programs (OSP) for the Architect of the Capitol, keeping the U.S. Capitol campus safe is job one. And it is also a team …

Thank you @uscapitol employees for all your hard work, preserving and serving. #PSRW #legbranch #mondaymotivation https://t.co/IXTs2OsFGo

AOC staff preserves and maintains the historic buildings, monuments, art and gardens on the Capitol campus. To all of our employees, thank you for your service! #PSRW https://t.co/ci15LJkQCm

Cannon Renewal Project - April 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - April 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - April 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - March 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - March 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - March 2018

Cannon Renewal Project - March 2018

Stewardship of the Environment

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The $28,000,000 Question

<i>Since 1863, Thomas Crawford's marble sculptural group "Progress of Civilization" has stood in the pediment above the Senate doors on the East Front</i> …

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