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graphic for Phosphorescence Poetry Reading: Amherst College LitFest 2023 featuring headshots of poets Victoria Chang and Tyehimba Jess

Phosphorescence Poetry Reading: LitFest
Saturday, Feb. 25, 12pm ET

IN-PERSON PROGRAM: Phosphorescence Amherst College LitFest featuring poets Victoria Chang and Tyehimba Jess ...
Image of Dickinson's room featuring her writing desk and white dress

Studio Sessions

Spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry and honed her revolutionary voice ...
the Homestead lights are on at night time

Call for Submissions:
Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series 2023

We are now accepting proposals for the 3rd year of our Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series ...

Tell It Slant Poetry Festival 2023

The annual Tell It Slant Poetry Festival is an event with international reach that celebrates Emily Dickinson’s poetic legacy and the contemporary creativity she and her work continues to inspire from ...
Headshot of the Keiter couple

Press Release:
Keiter Directorship Endowment

Gift made to the Museum’s Twice as Bold campaign will make Jane Wald the first Jane and Robert Keiter Family Executive Director ...
Emily Dickinson's handwriting on a letter and envelope

Poetry Discussion Group:
Spring 2023 Series

A lively virtual discussion of Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters, meeting once a month from February to May ...
The front facade of the Homestead

A Virtual Exploration of
The Homestead and The Evergreens

A multimedia online exploration of the Homestead and Evergreens. Wherever you are, we hope this exploration transports you to Emily Dickinson’s Amherst home ...
Photo of donors John and Elizabeth Armstrong standing in front of a bookshelf

Press Release:
Armstrong Carriage House Gift

The Armstrongs’ commitment is the largest received to date in the effort to raise $3.5 million in operating, program, and capital support by the end of the Museum’s 20th Anniversary festivities ...

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 ...
Hailee Steinfeld dressed in character as Emily Dickinson

Press Release:
Apple TV+ Gifts Set Pieces and Costumes to Museum

The donation to the Museum made by Apple TV+ and wiip Productions includes over 300 items from the sets of Dickinson and over 100 costume pieces ...
the front door of the Homestead slightly ajar

Press Release:
Museum Reopened August 16

The Emily Dickinson Museum is set to reopen for public tours ...
Text from poem fr660: "I Took my Power in my Hand - And went against The World -"

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. ...