Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection

Foundations for a Nation: Architectural Images from the Washingtoniana Collection 

To today’s visitor, the U.S. Capitol and White House buildings are so familiar they feel both permanent and inevitable. In the early nineteenth century, however, the look and use of these symbols of democracy went through many changes. Foundations for a Nation explores how public competitions, the preferences of individual presidents, and unanticipated events shaped Washington’s iconic landmarks.

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Proud to be GW Festival, an employee celebration

Proud to Be GW: August 22

GW employees are invited to join us for an afternoon of music, food and games in celebration of their contributions and dedication to our students and community.