Events & News

Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon</br>September 20 – 26

Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon
September 20 – 26

An Emily Dickinson Museum tradition, the Marathon is a group reading of all 1,789 poems by Emily Dickinson over the course of all 7 days of the Tell It Slant Poetry Festival ...
A Stranger in My Own Home:</br>Black Experiences Within the American Literary Canon</br>Tuesday, September 21, 7pm

A Stranger in My Own Home:
Black Experiences Within the American Literary Canon
Tuesday, September 21, 7pm

A panel of the brightest Black poets of our time to consider their own experiences reading the canon, and writing poems to expand it ...
<b>Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series</b></br>Thursday, September 23, 6-7pm

Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series
Thursday, September 23, 6-7pm

Phosphorescence September 2021 featured poets: Chloe Martinez, Rodney A. Brown, Elizabeth Metzger and Moriel Rothman-Zecher ...
Staging the Poem:</br>Masterclass with Tess Taylor</br>Friday, September 24, 12pm

Staging the Poem:
Masterclass with Tess Taylor
Friday, September 24, 12pm

What is drama in poetry? By turning the lenses of drama on the poems we read and onto our own drafts, participants in this masterclass will think about how the theatrical cues of place, voice, and ...
The Props assist the House:</br>Restoring the Homestead (Part 3)</br>Saturday, September 25, 1pm

The Props assist the House:
Restoring the Homestead (Part 3)
Saturday, September 25, 1pm

In the final installment of this three-part series, go behind the scenes of the restoration of Emily Dickinson’s home with Museum Executive Director Jane Wald and special guest Jeff Baker, ...
An Evening with Tracy K. Smith and Tiana Clark</br>Saturday, September 25, 7:30pm

An Evening with Tracy K. Smith and Tiana Clark
Saturday, September 25, 7:30pm

Settle in for an evening of poetry celebrating Emily Dickinson’s ongoing creative legacy with the work of two internationally acclaimed contemporary female poets, headliners Tracy K. Smith and Tiana ...
Major Restoration Project Launches

Major Restoration Project Launches

The Emily Dickinson Homestead embarks on the next phase of historic restoration.  This project will restore more of the National Historic Landmark home of one of America\'s greatest poets to its ...
<b>My Emily Dickinson: </b></br>Video Gallery and Story Collecting Project

My Emily Dickinson:
Video Gallery and Story Collecting Project

In honor of Emily Dickinson’s 190th birthday in December of 2020, the Museum collected your stories from around the world ...
<b>Statement in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter</b>

Statement in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Today, in our distress over recent devastating events, we stand with our community and with the Black Lives Matter movement against racial injustice and inequality. ...
<b>Exciting News of an Extraordinary Gift</b>

Exciting News of an Extraordinary Gift

The Emily Dickinson Museum receives a $22 million gift from the late William McCall Vickery. ...