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.
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.
Take a walking tour of downtown Washington D.C., following an actor playing Detective James McDevitt as he investigates the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Or join one of our passionate guides for an intimate tour of one of our historic spaces.
Rediscovering Lincoln: The Travers Portrait and Lincoln’s Complex Legacy
Tuesday, February 20, 2023
Unravel Abraham Lincoln’s complex legacy with museum educators from the National Portrait Gallery, President Lincoln’s Cottage and Ford’s Theatre.
Lantern of Liberty: Lincoln and the Capitol Dome
Monday, March 4, 2024
Abraham Lincoln and the United States Capitol dome are two of the most iconic symbols of the United States, but what can they tell us about liberty in the land of the free?
The 27th Annual Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium
Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 9 a.m. – 5 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.
D.C. Emancipation Day
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Dig into D.C. History and uncover the voices behind D.C. Emancipation Day.
Ford’s Theatre and the Lincoln Assassination
Monday, April 15, 2024
Explore the story of President Lincoln’s assassination at Ford’s Theatre, the events leading up to it, and consider its lasting legacies. In this interactive program, participants will look closely at historical and contemporary images including maps, photographs and illustrations.
One Destiny: On Demand
Ford’s Theatre presents One Destiny: On Demand – a play that explores the fateful night of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination told from the perspectives of Ford’s Theatre owner Harry Ford and actor Harry Hawk.
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.