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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Bring the story of President Lincoln’s assassination and the world of Civil War Washington into your classrooms through our distance-learning program.

Using live videoconferencing, students and history lovers of all ages engage with primary source images and Ford’s Theatre Education staff in our interactive Virtual Field Trips.

Join us for a regularly scheduled live event with open registration or book a virtual field trip as a private session for your class or group.

All programs are appropriate for students and life-long learners. Specific grade-level recommendations are included with each program.

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6,382 students experienced a virtual field trip in 2020
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We extend educational opportunities to learners from around the country that are unable to visit the historic site or museum in person.