Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre, Petersen House) and the Center for Education and Leadership will be closed to the public on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014.

Special Events

Guided Tour of Theatre
September 13, October 11 and November 1
Take an intimate, guided tour of the historic Ford’s Theatre. Explore the events surrounding President Lincoln’s assassination and learn about the guests who attended with the President.

Under 35 Night
February 18, May 14
Hang out with like-minded young arts fans, meet new people and see the theatre in a brand new light.

Mark Russell
February 16
Piano-playing political satirist Mark Russell returns to Ford’s Theatre with material ripped from today’s headlines.

Abraham Lincoln Symposium
March 21
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.

The Lincoln Tribute

April 14-15
This around-the-clock event will mark the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination.

Past Events Include:

Lincoln Legacy Project Panels
October 2011 – October 2013
Presidential Panel on Leadership
February 2012
Lincoln as Humorist
With Conan O’Brien
March 2009