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Brumidi in US Capitol

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National Organization of Italian American Women 
Greater Washington, DC Region presents
 
Constantino Brumidi in The Capitol
The Italian-born Artist Who Painted the U.S. Capitol's Corridors
A Special Tour for NOIAW Members and Friends
 
Brumidi's "Apotheosis of Washington," U.S. Capitol Building Rotunda, 1865.
 
Saturday, February 8th, 11:00AM-12:30PM
First Street and East Capitol Street
Washington, D.C. 20565
Meet at 10:45AM at the Visitor Center to
proceed inside the Capitol Building.
Capitol South Metro Stop is the closest to this location.
 
NOIAW DC is pleased to invite you to attend a private tour of the "Brumidi Corridors," an area within the U.S. Capitol Building, whose walls and ceilings were decorated in the 19th century by the Italian-born fresco painter Constantino Brumidi. NOIAW members and friends will be escorted by Steven Livengood, the U.S. Capitol Historical Society's Director of Public Programs and Chief Guide.
 
~RSVP SOON AS PLACES ARE LIMITED~
 
Please note: Our group will meet up at the Capitol Visitor Center at 10:45AM, to begin the tour at 11:00 with Mr. Livengood.
 
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CAPITOL SECURITY - PLEASE READ TO BE PREPARED!
 
The Capitol Visitor Center is located at the intersection of first Street and East Capitol Street, underground on the east side of the Capitol. Please come to the southeast corner of the great hall to meet your guide by the status of Father Kino of Arizona, the only green statue in the hall.
 
Please note that there is little parking near the Capitol.
 
The following items are NOT allowed inside the Capitol (and will be confiscated at the door): Food, drinks, water bottles (even empty ones), liquids, aerosols, hand lotion, perfumes, mace, lighters, matches, pocket knives, large bags, backpacks, scissors, and nail files.
 
The following items MAY need to be left in the checkroom before your visit:
cameras, cell phones, and PDAs (muted or turned off), remote car door openers, iPods, ear buds, other electronic devices, and umbrellas.
 
 
TICKETS
Members: Free | NonMembers: $10
RSVP is required
 
Gentlemen always welcome!
Ticket payments are nonrefundable.
 
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