In addition to tours and exhibits, President Lincoln’s Cottage provides the community with a diverse spectrum of public programs and special events that allow the public to experience the historic grounds in new and different ways. Our programs and events build community, share groundbreaking scholarship, advance big ideas, and foster new understanding and dialogue about the vital part of American history that unfolded here and its relation to freedom today. Our programs fulfill and support the mission of President Lincoln’s Cottage, a nonprofit public charity.
- Saturday, May 30th, 10:30-11:30am
- Register by Monday, May 18th by 5pm. Register here.
In this special edition of the Open Field Project, families bring Lincoln’s work into their own homes, plant a mini idea garden with the seeds of their ideas, and can tend this open field going forward as a reminder of the ongoing work necessary to make change.
- Tuesday, May 5th, 7pm
- Tuesday, May 12th, 7pm
- Tuesday, May 19, 7pm
- Tuesday, May 26, 7pm
Could you use a belly laugh right now? Join us every Tuesday for some rollicking family fun developed with our friends at Game Genius. Each week brings a new game that puts household objects to use in new and creative ways. Hilarity runs high, and you learn about Lincoln to boot!