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AIA Issues Statement on Passing of Former Architect of the Capitol...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today issued the following statement on the passing of George M. White, FAIA, who served as the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) from 1971 until 1995. The statement should be attributed to AIA ...

Refurbished George Washington Bust Back at the Huntington Library in San...

SAN MARINO, CA (AP).- Catherine Hess doesn't have all the paperwork to prove that a 400-pound signed marble statue of George Washington is the one made 179 years ago by portraitist and sculptor David d'Angers and given to the United States by France. B...

Refurbished George Washington Bust Back at the Huntington Library in San...

SAN MARINO, CA (AP).- Catherine Hess doesn't have all the paperwork to prove that a 400-pound signed marble statue of George Washington is the one made 179 years ago by portraitist and sculptor David d'Angers and given to the United States by France. B...

George Washington Items Bring More than $167,000

DALLAS (AP).- George Washington's compass and an assortment of other personal items, including pieces of his coffin, sold at auction Saturday for more than $167,000. The items passed down through generations of Washington's family were among hundreds r...

Rare George Washington Relics Headline Americana & Political Auction at Heritage

DALLAS, TX.- A special grouping of more than 100 lots directly related to America's first president, George Washington - including his personally owned and used Gunter Scale (estimate: $30,000+) and Compass (estimate: $40,000+), utilized by Washington ...

Defense Secretary Robert Gates Breaks Ground for George Washington Presidential Library

MOUNT VERNON, VA (AP)- It was one of the few things George Washington wanted to do but never got around to: build a library to hold his official and personal papers. On Thursday, more than 200 years after Washington wrote of the idea, dignitaries brok...

Presidential Humanities Medalist Donates Collection to George Washington University

NEW YORK, N.Y.- The George Washington University announced today that Albert H. Small, a 2009 recipient of the Presidential Humanities Medal, will donate his unparalleled collection on the history of Washington , D.C. , to the university. Small&#146...

The Phillips Collection Joins Forces with The George Washington University

WASHINGTON, DC.- The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art, and The George Washington University are jointly organizing art history courses, artist visits, post-doctoral fellowships, and an internship program, all at the Philli...

Exhibit in North Carolina Shows the Real George Washington

RALEIGH, NC.- There's the George Washington made famous in the Gilbert Stuart portrait found in many elementary schools and, in engraved fashion, on the $1-dollar bill: a severe man, whose severity is accentuated by thin, taut lips. And then, there's t...

Exhibit in North Carolina Shows the Real George Washington

RALEIGH, NC.- There's the George Washington made famous in the Gilbert Stuart portrait found in many elementary schools and, in engraved fashion, on the $1-dollar bill: a severe man, whose severity is accentuated by thin, taut lips. And then, there's t...

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