“It was wonderful to celebrate all our creative and inspiring recipients of the 2019 National Medal of Arts, the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the U.S. government. Thank you to @NEAarts for all you do promote the arts in every community across America!”
History of The White House
Our first president, George Washington, selected the site for the White House in 1791. Every president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls.