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Brumidi US Capitol Artist Uncovered

Apothesis

Brumidi US Capitol Artist UncoveredConstantino Brumidi The first thing that I think of with the phrase “Art in the US Capitol” a single name pops into my head; Constantino Brumidi. After all, he painted the Apotheosis of Washington on the Dome Canopy, the Rotunda frieze, and the…

Jeanette Rankin: Celebration First Woman in Congress

US Capitol Tour

US Capitol TourJeannette Rankin April: Celebrating First Woman in Congress A wonderful thing about taking a group into the US Capitol is that I get to hear nuggets of information that are  amazing.  This time around the US…

Finding E Pluribus Unum

US Capitol Building

A Trip to the US Capitol I have fallen in love with three words: E Pluribus Unum. This love affair started almost as an off-the-cuff suggestion from one of my members of my social club Adventures for Creative Tourists. The man was a history buff – so I should have seen this one coming. It…