Created by the General Assembly in 1999, the Capitol Square Preservation Council consists of thirteen individuals with expertise in art, architecture, landscape architecture, history, preservation, and administration. The Secretary of Administration, Clerk of the House of Delegates, and Clerk of the Senate serve as ex-officio members. This group is charged with planning and review of projects that affect the State Capitol, its historic artifacts, other historic buildings on or adjacent to Capitol Square, and the landscape and archaeological features of Capitol Square.

Capitol Square Preservation Council Mission:

Continue the vitality of Virginia’s 216 year-old working Capitol by sustaining the integrity, viability, and dignity of the Capitol as a symbol of a prosperous and democratic Commonwealth.

Job Posting: Capitol Square Preservation Council Seeks Curator

The Capitol Square Preservation Council is seeking a curator for architecture and landscape of Capitol Square. The legislative branch agency is charged with planning and reviewing projects that affect the Virginia State Capitol, its historic artifacts, and other historic buildings on or adjacent to Capitol Square as well as advising on landscape, architectural, and archaeological features at the seat of state government in Richmond, Virginia. A full job description is available for download. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to cmessick@virginiacapitol.gov by Thursday, May 31, 2018. Only emailed applications accepted, please.

Contact the Capitol Square Preservation Council

Please use the form below to contact the Capitol Square Preservation Council Office.