Poet reading at a microphone in the museum

Amherst Arts Night at the Emily Dickinson Museum

Poet reading at a microphone in the museumJune 7, 2018

On first Thursdays of each month, see a pop-up art exhibition in the Homestead, participate in an open mic in Emily Dickinson’s parlor, and listen to featured readers share their written work.

The Emily Dickinson Museum participates in Amherst Arts Night Plus on first Thursdays each month. Free and open to all! Each month, enjoy the following:

  • Pop-up contemporary art exhibit in the Homestead from 5 to 8 pm
  • Open mic signups from 5 to 6 pm, with the open mic beginning at 6 pm
  • Featured readers follow the open mic

About guest artists at the Emily Dickinson Museum: Please note that the works of guest artists may contain sensitive or mature material and do not necessarily represent the views of the Emily Dickinson Museum.

June 7, 2018 Arts Night Plus

Wyn Cooper portraitWyn Cooper has published five book of poems, most recently Mars Poetica. His work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Slate, and more than 100 other magazines as well as in 25 anthologies of contemporary poetry. His poems have been turned into songs by Sheryl Crow, David Broza, and Madison Smartt Bell. He has taught and given readings throughout the United States as well as in Europe. He lives in Boston and works as a freelance editor.

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