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Events & News

In Suspension: A site-specific art installation, June 21 – September 9, 2019

In Suspension: A site-specific art installation, June 21 – September 9, 2019

View our inaugural site-specific art installation in the conservatory at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
“To another Sea”: Dickinson, Environment, and the West, August 8-11, 2019

“To another Sea”: Dickinson, Environment, and the West, August 8-11, 2019

This year's Emily Dickinson International Society Conference will take place in California.
Free Fun Friday, August 23, 2019 from 10AM-5PM

Free Fun Friday, August 23, 2019 from 10AM-5PM

Visit the Museum on August 23 for free admission to the Homestead and Evergreens.
‘a mighty room’: Studio Sessions in Emily Dickinson’s Bedroom

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

April-August, 2019. Register now to spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry.
Amherst Arts Night Plus and Open Mic, September 5, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus and Open Mic, September 5, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus on September 5 for our monthly Open Mic.
Poetry Discussion Group, September 19, 2019

Poetry Discussion Group, September 19, 2019

Engage in a lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters.
Amherst Poetry Festival, September 19-22

Amherst Poetry Festival, September 19-22

The Amherst Poetry Festival celebrates the literary legacy and contemporary creativity of the Pioneer Valley and beyond.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, October 3, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, October 3, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus for our monthly Open Mic.
“Some Favored Nook”: A Song Cycle by Eric Nathan, October 6, 2019

“Some Favored Nook”: A Song Cycle by Eric Nathan, October 6, 2019

An original composition inspired by the correspondence between Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
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.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, November 7, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, 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, December 5, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, 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 Gardens, with Marta McDowell, December 15, 2019

Emily Dickinson’s Gardens, with Marta McDowell, December 15, 2019

Take a seasonal tour of Emily Dickinson's gardens with Gardener-in-Residence Marta McDowell.
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.
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.