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Emily Dickinson Museum returns to regular hours

The Museum has returned to our regular schedule as of September 1. We are open Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm from December through May (closed January and February). The last tour of the day is offered at 3:30 pm.

October 29: Tell It Slant Award presentation to Garrison Keillor

Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Tell It Slant Award. The presentation will take place Sunday, October 29, at 6 pm in Amherst College's Johnson Chapel. DETAILS>>

September 14-17: Amherst Poetry Festival and Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon

Join us for the fifth-annual Amherst Poetry Festival, a four-day celebration of western Massachusetts' historic and contemporary poetic heritage anchored by the thirteenth-annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, a one-day reading of all 1,789 of Dickinson's poems. DETAILS>>

Teachers from across United States visit Emily Dickinson Museum for NEH Landmarks Workshop

"Emily Dickinson: Person, Poetry and Place," a 2017 NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers, introduces teachers to the intriguing history of Emily Dickinson and the world in which she lived and wrote. DETAILS>>

The Emily Dickinson Museum

The Emily Dickinson Museum's mission is to spark the imagination by amplifying Emily Dickinson's revolutionary poetic voice from the place she called home.

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