MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Scarborough will host the unveiling ceremony
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 12, 2022) – The U.S. House of Representatives is set to unveil the official portrait of the late Congressman Elijah Cummings on September 14, 2022. Painted by Baltimore-based artist Jerrell Gibbs, the portrait will hang in its final resting spot in the Rayburn House Office Building Government Oversight and Reform Committee hearing room named after the late Congressman Cummings.
The commissioning of an official portrait is a customary honor bestowed upon members of congress who chair congressional committees. Congressman Cummings chaired the Government Oversight and Reform Committee from January 2017 until his death on October 17, 2019.
Official portrait unveiling of the late Congressman Elijah Cummings
September 14, 2022, at 5 pm EST
Hon. Nancy Pelosi Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
Hon. Steny Hoyer Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives
Hon. James Clyburn Majority Whip, U.S. House of Representatives
Hon. Carolyn Maloney Chairwoman, Government Oversight and Reform
Hon. James Comer Ranking Member, Committee on Government Oversight and Reform
Hon. Jason Chaffetz Former member of Congress and former Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Reform
Hon. Kweisi Mfume Member of Congress, MD 7th Congressional District
Hon. Gerald Connolly Honorary Board Member, U.S. Capitol Historical Society, Member of Congress
Ms. Mika Brzezinski Scarborough, MSNBC Host
Mr. Joe Scarborough, MSNBC Host
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Widow of Congressman Cummings
Mr. Jerrell Gibbs, Baltimore-based Portrait Artist
The Cannon Caucus Room, Cannon House Office Building, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC.