Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State

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To ensure that the Diplomatic Reception Rooms remain rich in the decorative arts and master crafts of early American history, thereby forever providing a uniquely beautiful and appropriate setting for productive dialogue between our nation’s leaders and their international guests.


To employ the fine arts in support of the diplomatic arts by providing an elegant and historically evocative suite of rooms within which American and foreign leaders can establish friendships, exchange ideas, and tend to the aspirations and afflictions of a dynamic world.

Strategic Goals


Preserving America’s Treasures
In partnership with extraordinary specialists and craftsmen, the Office of Fine Arts ensures that these treasures continue to serve future generations as faithfully as they have our own.
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