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Tickets for Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Events & Programs For
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Historic Site Closed

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.

Guided Virtual Tour
Ford’s Edu takes you on a virtual tour of Ford’s Theatre and Civil War Washington. This session is 30 minutes plus time for Q&A. Register.
Ford's Theater
511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

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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 historians, artists and leaders to discuss creativity, history and leadership.

  • Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.