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Events & News

“The World Writes Back: Postcards to Emily Dickinson,” 2019

“The World Writes Back: Postcards to Emily Dickinson,” 2019

Send us a postcard, and your work and words will be on display at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Lesley Dill to Receive This Year’s ‘Tell It Slant’ Award

Lesley Dill to Receive This Year’s ‘Tell It Slant’ Award

The artist will receive the award at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute.
Exciting News About Our Recent Grants

Exciting News About Our Recent Grants

The Museum receives over $100,000 in grants.
‘a mighty room’: Studio Sessions in Emily Dickinson’s Bedroom

‘a mighty room’: Studio Sessions in Emily Dickinson’s Bedroom

September 2019-February 2020. Register now to spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry.
Findings from the Archaeology Field School, October 13, 2019

Findings from the Archaeology Field School, October 13, 2019

View Emily Dickinson’s world through the eyes of an archaeologist.
Poetry Discussion Group, October 18, 2019

Poetry Discussion Group, October 18, 2019

October’s Poetry Discussion Group will meet on October 18, 2019.
‘Wild Nights with Emily’ Screening and Q&A, October 26, 2019

‘Wild Nights with Emily’ Screening and Q&A, October 26, 2019

Join us for a free screening of Wild Nights with director Madeleine Olnek.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, November 7, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, November 7, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus for our monthly Open Mic.
Poetry Discussion Group, November 8, 2019

Poetry Discussion Group, November 8, 2019

Featured facilitators lead this monthly conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters.
Emily Dickinson and her British Contemporaries, November 9, 2019

Emily Dickinson and her British Contemporaries, November 9, 2019

Paraic Finnerty discusses his book, Dickinson and her British Contemporaries.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, December 5, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, December 5, 2019

A monthly open mic during Amherst Arts Night Plus.
Folger Shakespeare Library’s Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute, December 9, 2019

Folger Shakespeare Library’s Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute, December 9, 2019

Celebrate Emily Dickinson\'s birthday with a tribute at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Emily Dickinson Birthday Open House, December 14, 2019

Emily Dickinson Birthday Open House, December 14, 2019

Celebrate the poet\'s birthday at the Homestead and Evergreens.
“Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life”, with Marta McDowell, December 15, 2019

“Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life”, with Marta McDowell, December 15, 2019

Take a seasonal tour of Emily Dickinson\'s gardens with Gardener-in-Residence Marta McDowell.
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.
Our Inaugural Conservatory Art Installation Artist Has Been Selected

Our Inaugural Conservatory Art Installation Artist Has Been Selected

Glass artist Tereza Swanda\'s work will be showcased in the Homestead Conservatory beginning June 21.