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The Emily Dickinson Museum is open from 11 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Sunday. Find out more about visiting here.


Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk

The annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk will be held on Sunday, May 16, at 1 pm. The walk begins in the Homestead garden, and continues throughout downtown Amherst before concluding in West Cemetery at Emily Dickinson's grave. DETAILS>>


Program Director position opening

The Emily Dickinson Museum seeks an imaginative, highly-motivated, superbly organized professional candidate to lead its public and educational programs. To apply online for the Program Director position, click here.


The Emily Dickinson Museum

The Emily Dickinson Museum includes The Homestead, where poet Emily Dickinson was born and lived most of her life, and The Evergreens, home of the poet’s brother and his family. The two houses share three acres of the original Dickinson property in the center of Amherst, Massachusetts.


Digital Dickinson

Emily Dickinson's manuscripts--housed in several academic repositories--are available for viewing on-line!  Check out the Digital and Electronic Research Resources on the Museum's "Resources and Bibliography" page for the latest links! Our Ten Year Anniversary Report is also available, highlighting the Museum's history, programs, exhibitions, restoration work, and near-term plans.


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Poem of the Week

New feet within my garden go -
New fingers stir the sod -
A Troubadour upon the Elm
Betrays the solitude.

New Children play opon the green-
New Weary sleep below -
And still the pensive Spring returns -
And still the punctual snow!

Fr 79 Reprinted by permission.

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