We stand in solidarity with the Black Community. We support your calls of justice for George Floyd and all victims of racial violence and terror.
Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service have closed the historic site until further notice. Our production of “Guys and Dolls” has been postponed to spring 2021. Read more.
At Ford’s, you can step into America’s past while finding meaningful connections to our world today.
Live Streaming Events
Join us live as we stream interviews with historians, artists and leaders to discuss creativity, history and leadership.
Live Streamed Performances
Join us for a monthly virtual play reading series.
A Virtual Live Series
History, Special Events, Free Events, Virtual
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford's Theatre Society present a free virtual symposium focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln, at Ford's Theatre.
Free Live Event
Ford’s Edu takes you on a virtual tour of Ford’s Theatre and Civil War Washington. For grades 3 and up.
Explore President Abraham Lincoln’s Washington, D.C. Join Ford’s Edu for a live virtual event. For grades 3 and up.
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.
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 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.
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