The Irish Architect and the Scottish Stonemasons
The 1600 Sessions
A White House of Stone
The 1600 Sessions
Building the President's House
James Hoban was selected to build the White House by President George Washington
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....
Collection Protest at the People's House
For more than a century, thousands of Americans have gathered in Lafayette Park across from the White House to exercise...
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 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 The Decorator-In-Chief
Every administration brings their own personality to the White House, particularly when it comes to the look and feel of...
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...
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 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...
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 First Children
What was it like to grow up in a home where some of the most important political decisions are being...
Podcast Women’s Suffrage and the White House
This year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the culmination of the suffragists' fight to secure the right to...