The Emily Dickinson Museum offers a variety of events and public programs throughout the year. Some programs celebrate poetry—the Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk in May and the Poetry Marathon in September. Others, like the Nineteenth-Century Children’s Circus in July, bring the past into sharper focus.

Upcoming Events in 2015

Country Scene in Winter by C. Krieghoff

Thursday, February 5, 2015
A Conversation with Annie Baker and Madeleine George

Time:  7 pm
Location:  Amherst Regional High School library
Fee:  Free

The Emily Dickinson Museum presents a conversation between 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner Annie Baker and 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominee Madeleine George. Both are graduates of Amherst Regional High School, and the two will discuss the importance of place in their work.


Ken Burns (Photo by Cable Risdon)

Monday, April 13, 2015
Tell It Slant Award Ceremony

Time: 7:30 pm
Location:  Kirby Theater at Amherst College
Fee:  Free

The Emily Dickinson Museum is presenting the 2015 Tell It Slant Award to acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The awards ceremony is free and open to the public. The Tell It Slant Award is presented annually by the Emily Dickinson Museum Board of Governors to honor individuals whose work, in any field, is imbued with the creative spirit of America's greatest poet, Emily Dickinson.


Past Events