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
Sunday, March 8, 2015
A reading of Amherst by novelist William Nicholson
Time: 3 pm
Location: Amherst Woman's Club, 35 Triangle Street, Amherst
The Emily Dickinson Museum is pleased to welcome novelist and screenwriter William Nicholson for a reading of his new novel Amherst. The novel is about two love affairs set in Amherst: one in the present, one in the past, and both presided over by Emily Dickinson.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Tell It Slant Award Ceremony
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Kirby Theater at Amherst College
Tell It Slant supper with Ken Burns
Time: 5:30 pm
Fee: $100 per person, $175 per couple
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.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Poetry Walk and Members Day