Take an intimate, guided tour and explore the Lincoln assassination story in more depth. Or experience a special event in the historic theatre.
We regularly offer patrons the chance to delve deeper into the Lincoln assassination story. Follow an actor playing Detective James McDevitt on a walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., as he investigates the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Join one of our passionate guides for an intimate tour of one of our historic spaces. You will have the chance to see spaces not available during a daytime historic site visit.
We also occasionally offer special events in the historic theatre, including play readings, author talks and oratory performances by students and teachers.
The Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society present a free symposium on Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. focused on the life, career and legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.
Select Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
Take an intimate, guided tour of the historic Ford’s Theatre. Explore the events surrounding President Lincoln’s assassination.
Editor Kate Masur discusses the reprint of John E. Washington’s "They Knew Lincoln," which explores the personal relationships of African-American people with our 16th President. The talk will be followed by a book-signing. Books will be available for purchase.
Former White House social secretaries Lea Berman and Jeremy Bernard will discuss their new book, "Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life." The talk will be followed by a book-signing. Books will be available for purchase.