Melania Trump's appearances as first lady
First lady Melania Trump has spent an increasing amount of time in the spotlight after a flurry of media reports noting her frequent absence at key events.
Here's a look at what Melania Trump has done since her husband became president.
Attending the inauguration ...
Trump was by her husband's side during a full day of inauguration events on Jan. 20, 2017.
... and the balls
The Trumps attended three inaugural balls.
In New York for first half of 2017
Trump has said she wanted to keep living in New York's Trump Tower until her son Barron Trump, 11, finished the school year.
She was the only first lady who did not lived in the White House besides Anna Harrison, who was too ill to move to the White House with her husband in 1841.
She and Barron moved to the White House in June 2017.
Hiring ... slowly
On Feb. 1, 2017, Trump announced she had hired Lindsay Reynolds as her chief of staff. Most first ladies have the position filled before the inauguration.
"I am putting together a professional and highly-experienced team which will take time to do properly," Trump said in a statement.
Prepping to move in
Her delay in putting together a staff to answer media requests led to rumors that she might not move to Washington at all–rumors that were quickly disputed.
She has hired a White House social secretary, a senior adviser and an interior designer.
Attending a charity gala
The Trumps dressed up on Feb. 4, 2017, for the 60th Annual Red Cross Gala at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.
Super Bowl partying
Trump watched the Super Bowl at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Feb. 5, 2017.
Welcoming Japanese dignitaries
Trump took a trip on Feb. 11, 2017, to Mar-a-Lago with her husband, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe.
Trump and Akie Abe toured the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida. Afterwards, the two had lunch together.
Dining with the Abes
Trump also had dinner with her husband and the Abes at Mar-a-Lago.
Greeting the Netanyahus
Trump first acted as a White House hostess on Feb. 15, 2017, when she greeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu.
Hosting Sara Netanyahu
Trump later accompanied Sara Netanyahu to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Giving a rare speech
Trump made her first speech as first lady at a campaign-style rally in Melbourne, Florida, on Feb 18, 2017.
Hosting the Governors' Dinner
Trump and President Trump hosted the annual Governors' Dinner on Feb. 26, 2017.
Attending Trump's address to Congress
Trump attended President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28, 2017.
Reading to children
On March 2, 2017, Trump visited the pediatric wing of a New York hospital to read the Dr. Seuss book "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" to children in celebration of National Read Across America Day.
It was her first solo public outing as first lady.
Hosting a women's luncheon
Trump hosted a luncheon for about 50 women at the White House on March 8, 2017, to mark International Women's Day.
She made remarks at the event, but only after the press was escorted out of the room.
Going to Mar-a-Lago
At the White House, Trump, President Trump and their son Barron depart for their Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 17, 2017.
Trump made rare remarks on March 29, 2017, when she presented the 2017 Secretary's of State's International Women of Courage Awards during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington, D.C.
In a brief speech, Trump said the honorees are "remarkable and inspiring women who have given so much for so many, regardless of the unimaginable threat to their own personal safety."
Getting her photo taken
On April 3, 2017, the White House released Melania Trump's official portrait.
A White House statement didn't say when the picture was taken, but said it was taken "in her new residence at the White House."
Hosting a king and queen
Trump and the president hosted King Abdullah II of Jordan and Queen Rania of Jordan at the White House on April 5, 2017.
Visiting a school
Trump and Queen Rania later visited the Excel Academy Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
At a ceremony
Trump was by her husband's side as he delivered remarks during an event in the East Room of the White House recognizing the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride on April 6, 2017.
Visiting another school
Trump and Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan visited the Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach on April 7, 2017.
Easter Egg Roll
Melania Trump spoke at the the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll on April 17, 2017.
Shortly before her remarks, the first lady appeared to subtly nudge the president to remind him to place his hand over his heart during the national anthem.
At the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, the first lady also made cards for U.S. troops and read the book "Party Animals" to children in attendance.
Purple Heart ceremony
President and Mrs. Trump visited Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland on April 22, 2017, to award a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan.
Teacher of the Year awards
President Trump acknowledged his wife's birthday while presenting Teacher of the Year awards at the White House on April 26, 2017.
Melania Trump was celebrating her 47th birthday.
Hosting a president and first lady
The Trumps hosted Argentina's President Mauricio Macri and his wife, Juliana Awada, at the White House on April 27, 2017.
Melania Trump participated in a ribbon cutting at the Healing Garden at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on April 28, 2017.
Visiting with children
The first lady spoke at the Healing Garden ceremony and visited with children receiving treatment at the hospital.
A celebratory dinner
On May 4, 2017, the Trumps attended a dinner aboard the USS Intrepid in New York with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife.
The dinner was held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Coral Sea, a World War II naval battle fought by U.S. and Australian forces against the Japanese.
National Military Spouse Appreciation Day
President and Mrs. Trump hosted an event for mothers and spouses of service members on National Military Spouse Appreciation Day at the White House on May 12, 2017.
Melania Trump spoke briefly to military families at the event — her third public remarks since her husband became president.
"I, too, am a mother. However, I have no idea what kind of different challenges each of you must face as the parent of a soldier," she said.
On May 19, 2017, the first lady left with her husband on his first overseas trip as president.
Arriving in Saudi Arabia
The couple landed at King Khalid International Airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on May 20, 2017.
Trump attended a May 20, 2017, ceremony where President Trump received the Order of Abdulaziz al-Saud medal from Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.
Here, she chats with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.
Trump also visited the American International School in Riyadh on May 21, 2017.
Arab Islamic American Summit
Trump, seen here with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, attended the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on May 21, 2017.
There, President Trump told Muslim leaders he brings message of "friendship, hope and love."
Welcome to Israel
President and Mrs. Trump arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel on May 22, 2017.
Here, they are welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his wife Sara Netanyahu (right), Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nehama Rivlin (left).
President Trump and Mrs. Trump visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on May 22, 2017.
Melania Trump and Sara Netanyahu visited with children at the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017.
President Trump and Mrs. Trump laid a wreath during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017.
Trump visited children at the Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesù in Rome on May 24, 2017.
Meeting the pope
President Trump, Mrs. Trump, Ivanka Trump and her husband, White House senior advisor Jared Kushner had a private visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican on May 24, 2017.
King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium welcomed President and Mrs. Trump to the Royal Palace in Brussels on May 24, 2017.
The first lady visited the Queen Fabiola children's hospital, on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels on May 25, 2017.
First spouses dinner
Trump attended at dinner for the spouses of NATO leaders at the Royal Castle of Laeken during a summit in Brussels on May 25, 2017.
Trump visited the Chierici Palace City Hall of Catania on the sidelines of a G7 summit on May 26, 2017 in Sicily.
The Dolce & Gabbana designer jacket she is wearing here cost $51,000.
Addressing the troops
Mrs. Trump introduced President Trump to U.S. service members and their families at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy on May 27, 2017.
President Trump and Mrs. Trump returned to the White House from their first trip overseas on May 27, 2017.
The Trumps attended a gala to honor President Abraham Lincoln's legacy on June 4, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Trump and Barron moved into the White House on June 11, 2017.
"Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home! #Movingday," the first lady tweeted after she and Barron arrived.
Visiting wounded congressman
Mrs. Trump accompanied President Trump to MedStar Washington Hospital Center on June 14, 2017, to visit House GOP Whip Steve Scalise.
The congressman was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice earlier in the day.
The Trumps brought flowers to the hospital in Washington D.C. where the lawmaker was recovering after surgery.
Welcoming Panama's president and first lady
On June 19, 2017, President Trump and Mrs. Trump hosted Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela and first lady Lorena Castillo at the White House.
President Trump and Mrs. Trump hosted lawmakers on June 22, 2017, for the annual congressional picnic.
Welcoming the Indian Prime Minister
President Trump and Mrs. Trump welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House for a meeting and dinner on June 26, 2017.
A visit from South Korean President Moon Jae-in
President Trump and Mrs. Trump welcomed South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the White House on June 29, 2017.
President Trump, Mrs. Trump and their son, Barron, left for the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, for the weekend on June 30, 2017.
July 4 picnic
The Trumps hosted a picnic for military families at the White House on July 4, 2017.
Melania Trump and the Polish president's wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda, play with children as they visit the Copernicus Science Center in Warsaw on July 6, 2017.
Mrs. Trump spoke in front of the Warsaw Uprising Monument on Krasinski Square during the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Warsaw, Poland on July 6, 2017.
Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a state banquet on the first day of the G20 economic summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.
Mrs. Trump accompanied her husband for the two-day summit.