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Events & News

Studio Sessions in Emily Dickinson’s Bedroom

Studio Sessions in Emily Dickinson’s Bedroom

Spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s bedroom to invigorate your artistic output.
Tell It Slant Poetry Festival Call for Proposals: April 9 – June 7, 2020

Tell It Slant Poetry Festival Call for Proposals: April 9 – June 7, 2020

The Emily Dickinson Museum is now accepting proposals for the eighth annual Tell It Slant Poetry Festival.
Remote Program: Poetry Discussion Group, May 22, 2020

Remote Program: Poetry Discussion Group, May 22, 2020

Partake in lively conversation about the poetry of Emily Dickinson.
Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, June 4, 2020 at 6:30PM – REMOTE PROGRAM

Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, June 4, 2020 at 6:30PM – REMOTE PROGRAM

Spend an evening with artists at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Garden Days, June 6 & 7, 2020

Garden Days, June 6 & 7, 2020

Tend the historic landscape of the Dickinson property.
Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, July 2, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, July 2, 2020

Stop by our monthly open mic and art exhibition.
Emily Dickinson International Society Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, 2020

Emily Dickinson International Society Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, 2020

The Emily Dickinson Museum is the site of the 2020 EDIS annual meeting.
Garden Days, August 2 & 3, 2020

Garden Days, August 2 & 3, 2020

Celebrate the beauty of summer during Garden Days at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, August 6, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, August 6, 2020

Featured readers and artists present their work at our monthly open mic.
Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, September 3, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, September 3, 2020

Join us for our monthly open mic and art exhibition.
The 2020 Tell It Slant Poetry Festival: Remote Event

The 2020 Tell It Slant Poetry Festival: Remote Event

Join us for a celebration of contemporary creativity at the 2020 Amherst Poetry Festival.
Poetry Discussion Group, September 18, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, September 18, 2020

Engage in lively conversation about the poetry and letters of Emily Dickinson.
Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, October 1, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, October 1, 2020

Our monthly open mic welcomes poets, writers, and performers of any kind.
‘Before You Became Improbable,’ October 7-10, 2020

‘Before You Became Improbable,’ October 7-10, 2020

An immersive production that reimagines the meeting of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
Poetry Discussion Group, October 16, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, October 16, 2020

Join us for our monthly poetry discussion group.
Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, November 5, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, November 5, 2020

Visit our monthly pop-up art exhibition and open mic.
Poetry Discussion Group, November 20, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, November 20, 2020

This discussion group meets monthly to discuss the poetry and letters of Emily Dickinson.
Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, December 3, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, December 3, 2020

Share your creative work at our monthly open mic.
Folger Library Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute, December 7, 2020

Folger Library Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute, December 7, 2020

Celebrate the birthday of Emily Dickinson in Washington D.C.
Emily Dickinson Birthday Open House, December 12, 2020

Emily Dickinson Birthday Open House, December 12, 2020

You are cordially invited to celebrate the birthday of Emily Dickinson at her home.
Exciting News of an Extraordinary Gift

Exciting News of an Extraordinary Gift

The Emily Dickinson Museum receives a $22 million gift from the late William McCall Vickery.
Exciting News About Our Recent Grants

Exciting News About Our Recent Grants

The Museum receives over $350,000 in grants.