2012 Programs

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Members Luncheon with Marta McDowell

Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Emily Dickinson Museum Gardens
Fee: No; free to Members
.  RSVP required for lunch by June 8 to mkrantz@EmilyDickinsonMuseum.org or 413-542-5084.

Join us for a festive Members-only Luncheon in the Emily Dickinson Museum Gardens!

Marta McDowell will talk about her latest research - Beatrix Potter and Emily Dickinson.  Executive Director Jane Wald will give an update on recent Museum projects.

Marta McDowell lives, writes and gardens in Chatham, New Jersey.  Her garden writing has appeared in popular publications such as Woman’s Day, Fine Gardening and The New York Times.  Scholars and specialists have read her essays on American authors and their horticultural interests in the journals Hortus and Arnoldia.  McDowell’s book, Emily Dickinson’s Gardens, was published by McGraw-Hill in 2005.  She is the author of the Emily Dickinson Museum’s landscape audio tour and was an advisor for the New York Botanical Garden's 2010 exhibit "Emily Dickinson's Gardens: The Poetry of Flowers." McDowell teaches landscape history and preservation at the New York Botanical Garden and Drew University.