The Entrance Hall
The Blue Room
The Principal Drawing Room
The Red Room
A Richly Formal Room for Teas, Small Receptions, and Meetings
State Dining Room
The Setting for State and Official Dinners
Collection Art in the White House
The collection of fine art at the White House has evolved and grown over time. The collection began with mostly...
Collection The 2020 White House Christmas Ornament
Every year since 1981, the White House Historical Association has had the privilege of designing the Official White House Christmas Ornament....
Podcast Recipes from the President’s Ranch
When you’re cooking for the president and first family, your meals and recipes become a part of history. In th...
Podcast A Tour of White House History with Michael Beschloss
In this final episode of 2020, White House Historical Association President Stewart D. McLaurin has a conversation with presidential historian Michael...
Podcast St. John’s, the Church of the Presidents
Since the James Madison presidency, St. John’s Church has been an important part of the life of Lafayette Square an...
Podcast Saluting Our National History Day Award Winner
Each year, the National History Day Contest encourages more than half a million students around the world to conduct historical...
Podcast The Decorator-In-Chief
Every administration brings their own personality to the White House, particularly when it comes to the look and feel of...
Collection Decorative Arts in the White House
Many people approach the decor of their homes as a reflection of oneself. But what happens when a home's interior...
Podcast The First White House Guidebook: Mrs. Kennedy, National Geographic, and the White House Historical Association
The first White House guidebook was published in 1962 as a collaboration between First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, the new White House...
Podcast White House Transitions
The transfer of power from one administration to the next is a hallmark of American democracy, but it hasn’t al...
Podcast Wine and the White House
Wine has a long and important history in the White House, playing a unique role in entertaining, public ceremonies, and...