The Foundation has a long tradition of convening events that raise essential funds, bring communities together, and provide opportunities to learn about Abraham Lincoln and issues related to his life and legacy.
Examples include the Foundation’s prestigious Lincoln Leadership Prize annual gala, its annual fall event, the Four Score Speaker Series, community events, and more.
September 28-29, 2023 -Carthage College and The Lincoln Forum are proud to present the second annual Lincoln Symposium Thursday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Sept. 29. This event is in partnership with The Lincoln Forum, The Lincoln Presidential Foundation, and the Kenosha Civil War Museum.
October 19, 2023 -Join us Thursday, October 19th for a lively discussion with author Nancy Horan. Horan is a New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank and Under the Wide and Starry Sky, and she is back after nearly a decade with a triumphant new historical novel, The House of Lincoln.
November 14, 2023 -Join us for an exciting conversation Tuesday, November 14, 2023 with Dr. Ronald C. White on his latest biography, On Great Fields: The Life and Unlikely Heroism of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain.
through November 30, 2023 - Select artifacts from our collection that were once owned by Abraham Lincoln’s family, colleagues, neighbors, and admirers are part of an exhibit in the visitor center at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site.
December 6, 2023 -Join us for conversation on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 with editor Brian Matthew Jordan and featured author Michelle Krowl as they discuss the soon-to-be released book Final Resting Places: Reflections on the Meaning of Civil War Graves.