Join us for a virtual event exploring leadership, creativity and Lincoln’s legacy. Or take an intimate, guided tour and explore the Lincoln assassination story in more depth.
We regularly offer patrons the chance to delve deeper into Lincoln’s legacy.
Through our Cabinet Conversation series, you can join a live virtual conversation about leadership, creativity and Lincoln’s legacy. Or participate in an online challenge and perform Lincoln’s words on your own.
When we are able to safely return to our on-site programming, you’ll be able to follow an actor playing Detective James McDevitt on a walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., as he investigates the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Or join one of our passionate guides for an intimate tour of one of our historic spaces.
We also occasionally offer special events in the historic theatre, including play readings, author talks and oratory performances by students and teachers.
Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium
March 25, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.
Generation Abe Nights: SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!
March 30 and May 4, 2023
Join us for GenAbe Nights on March 30 and May 4, 2023 for a fun evening of music, theatre and networking after SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! evening performances.
Virtual Investigation Detective McDevitt
Thu., April 13, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Assist Detective James McDevitt as he investigates the assassination of President Lincoln.
Ford’s as a Place of Memory: 1865-Today
Thu., May 11, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. ET
After President Lincoln was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865, an angry public threatened to burn the building to the ground. But Ford’s Theatre still stands over 150 years later.
Conversations on Creativity, History and Leadership
Join us live as we stream interviews with scholars, artists and other thought leaders as they think aloud about the future of the arts, civics and history.