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Events & News

Emily Dickinson International Society Annual Meeting, July 31-August 1, 2020

Emily Dickinson International Society Annual Meeting, July 31-August 1, 2020

The 2020 EDIS annual meeting will be held virtually.
Statement in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

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.
Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, August 6, 2020 – REMOTE PROGRAM

Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, August 6, 2020 – REMOTE PROGRAM

Featured readers present their work virtually, every first Thursday
Martha Ackmann Virtual Book Talk and Q&A, August 16, 2020, 5-6 p.m. (EST)

Martha Ackmann Virtual Book Talk and Q&A, August 16, 2020, 5-6 p.m. (EST)

Discover the book that provides new insights into Emily Dickinson.
CANCELED – Garden Days, August 2 & 3, 2020

CANCELED – Garden Days, August 2 & 3, 2020

Celebrate the beauty of summer during Garden Days at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Matching Challenge Successful!

Matching Challenge Successful!

Every gift made between now and June 30, 2020, the Board of Governors will match dollar for dollar.
Amherst Arts Night Virtual Reading: September 3, 2020 at 6:30PM – REMOTE PROGRAM

Amherst Arts Night Virtual Reading: September 3, 2020 at 6:30PM – REMOTE PROGRAM

Join us for our monthly Arts Night Out reading, featuring three authors with new books this year.
Poetry Discussion Group, September 18, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, September 18, 2020

Engage in lively conversation about the poetry and letters of Emily Dickinson.
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.
‘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.
Amherst Arts Night Virtual Reading: October 1, 2020 at 6:30pm – REMOTE PROGRAM

Amherst Arts Night Virtual Reading: October 1, 2020 at 6:30pm – REMOTE PROGRAM

Our monthly remote poetry reading, featuring three poets every first Thursday
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.
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.