The Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, including the Museum, Theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership, will be closed on the following dates: June 2, 2013 and June 5, 2013.
Photo of Michael Bunce by Mark Ramont, Photo of Teacher Fellows by Sarah Jencks
The Ford’s Theatre Society education initiatives explore the leadership and legacy of Abraham Lincoln and the world of Civil War Washington through performance and engagement with primary sources.
SUBSCRIBE TO EDUCATION ENEWSLETTER: Information on Ford's Theatre education programs for students and teachers; sent quarterly.
Students can engage in a wide range of learning opportunities through on- and off-site and web-based resources.
Ford’s Theatre's education professionals work with teachers to develop a set of meaningful and useful learning tools focused on teaching history and leadership to middle and high school students.
Designed to provide special opportunities for visitors, young and old and in-between, to delve into Civil War history and the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. Whether through a play, a walk, an interactive booklet or a talk by a historian or a young orator, we hope you’ll join us for Family Programs at Ford’s!
A series of scholar interviews and lessons developed to help students gain a deeper understanding of the people and events that shaped American History.
Lifelong Learner Programs
Ford's Theatre provides leadership seminars and distance-learning
opportunities for both youth and adults.
Education Programs Brochure
Learn about the different educational programming, events and professional development programs Ford's Theatre is offering for 2013.
Ford’s Theatre Society thanks BP America for its sponsorship of our 2012-2013 Education Programs.