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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.
Poetry Discussion Group, February 21, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, February 21, 2020

Join a monthly conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters.
LitFest, February 27-March 1, 2020

LitFest, February 27-March 1, 2020

Celebrate the extraordinary literary life at Amherst College.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Features, March 5, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Features, March 5, 2020

Join us at the Emily Dickinson Museum during Amherst Arts Night Plus every first Thursday of the month.
Poetry Discussion Group, March 20, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, March 20, 2020

Engage in lively conversation about poetry and letters.
Martha Ackmann Book Talk and Signing, March 29, 2020

Martha Ackmann Book Talk and Signing, March 29, 2020

Discover the book that provides new insights into Emily Dickinson.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Features, April 2, 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            c and Features, April 2, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Features, April 2, 2020 c and Features, April 2, 2020

Poets, writers, and performers of any kind are welcome to our monthly open mic.
Poetry Discussion Group, April 17, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, April 17, 2020

This Emily Dickinson Poetry Discussion Group meets monthly.
Poem in Your Pocket Day, April 23, 2020

Poem in Your Pocket Day, April 23, 2020

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Emily Dickinson Museum on Poem In Your Pocket Day.
Florence Poetry Carnival, May 9, 2020

Florence Poetry Carnival, May 9, 2020

Celebrate Arts Week at the second annual Florence Poetry Carnival!
Poetry Discussion Group, May 15, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, May 15, 2020

Partake in lively conversation about the poetry of Emily Dickinson.
Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk, May 16, 2020

Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk, May 16, 2020

Enjoy readings of poetry around Amherst.
Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, June 4, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Open Mic and Features, June 4, 2020

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.
Amherst Poetry Festival, September 17-20, 2020

Amherst Poetry Festival, September 17-20, 2020

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.