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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Tickets for Thursday, June 17, 2021

  • 10:00 am  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 10:30 am  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 11:00 am  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 11:30 am  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 12:00 pm  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 1:00 pm 

    Ford’s Theatre After the Assassination
    A live virtual event. Ford’s Education explores what happened to Ford’s Theatre between 1865 and today. For grades 5 and up. Register.
    Ford's Theater
    511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004
  • 2:00 pm  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 2:30 pm  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 3:00 pm  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 3:30 pm  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 4:00 pm  Entry Time

    Historic Site Visit
    Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Aftermath Exhibits
    Not included with this entry time: Petersen House, Aftermath Exhibits
    Ford's Theatre
    511 10th St NW Washington DC 20004
  • 4:00 pm 

    Cabinet Conversations
    On June 17, Matthew Shepard Foundation co-founders Dennis and Judy Shepard join us for a Pride Month conversation highlighting LGBTQ+ advocacy, parental support and hate crimes prevention. See details.
    Ford's Theater
    511 10th St, NW Washington DC 20004

Our Offerings

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

  • One Destiny

    History, Performances

    In this one-act play, learn about Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Virtual Play Readings

    Live Streamed Performances

    Performances, Virtual

    Join us for a virtual play reading series.

  • Guided Virtual Tour

    Free Virtual Event

    History, Virtual

    Ford’s Education takes you on a virtual tour of Ford’s Theatre and Civil War Washington.

  • Inside the Petersen House

    Free Virtual 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? Ford’s Education introduces you to the people who lived at the boarding…

  • Reacting to Lincoln’s Assassination

    Free Virtual Event

    History, Virtual

    How did people around the United States feel after the death of President Abraham Lincoln? What did they say? Ford’s Education examines primary sources to reveal how individuals reacted to a time of…

  • Ford’s Theatre After the Assassination

    Free Virtual 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.