Statement from Our Director

An update from Director Paul R. Tetreault on anti-racist work and the 2020-2021 season at Ford’s Theatre.

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Tickets for Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Events & Programs For
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Historic Site Closed

Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service have closed the historic site until further notice.

Reacting to Lincoln’s Assassination
Ford's Edu explores how individuals reacted to a time of uncertainty following Lincoln's assassination. Appropriate for grades 5 and up. Register.
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Our Offerings

At Ford’s, you can step into America’s past while finding meaningful connections to our world today.

  • Cabinet Conversations

    Live Streaming Events

    History, Virtual

    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.

  • A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play

    December 2020

    Performances

    In this radio adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption.

  • Guided Virtual Tour

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    Ford’s Edu takes you on a virtual tour of Ford’s Theatre and Civil War Washington. For grades 3 and up.

  • Inside the Petersen House

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    The Petersen House is known as the place where President Lincoln died. But have you ever wondered about the people who lived there? Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 3 and up.

  • Reacting to Lincoln’s Assassination

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    How did people around the United States feel after the death of President Abraham Lincoln? Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 5 and up.

  • Ford’s Theatre After the Assassination

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    Ford’s Education explores what happened to the building after the assassination and how it came to be a working theatre once more. Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 5 and up.

  • Exploring Lincoln in Washington

    Free Live Event

    History, Virtual

    Explore President Abraham Lincoln’s Washington, D.C. Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 3 and up.