Rufus Porter, The President’s House, c. 1824.
The White House Historical Association is celebrating 50 years of interpreting the White House for the American people with year-long programs, publications, and events. Find out how you can celebrate with us.
Something of Splendor
This exhibition of decorative arts from the White House was on view at the Renwick on 2012.
The association helps preserve the White House public rooms and acquire art for its collection. View a slideshow
The Kennedy White House and the Press
The 20ll Heritage Lecture featured a panel of reporters who covered President Kennedy. Watch the video
Special Edition: The White House: An Historic Guide
The 50th Anniversary Edition of the association's premier publication is now available. Order your copy
An Artist Visits the White House Past
The association was established as a non-profit institution in 1961 at First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s initiative. Learn more