); ga('send', 'pageview');

Events & News

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.
Archaeological Field School at the Emily Dickinson Museum, May 28 – June 29, 2019

Archaeological Field School at the Emily Dickinson Museum, May 28 – June 29, 2019

Get credit and help the Museum uncover more of its unique history.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, July 11, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, July 11, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus on July 11, 2019 for our monthly Open Mic.
Writing with Miss Emily: A Summer Workshop for Young Authors, July 8-July 12, 2019

Writing with Miss Emily: A Summer Workshop for Young Authors, July 8-July 12, 2019

In this workshop for children ages 9-12, participants will experience Emily Dickinson’s world from a writer’s point of view.
“Buccaneers of Buzz” – A Children’s Circus, July 20, 2019

“Buccaneers of Buzz” – A Children’s Circus, July 20, 2019

Learn about the importance of pollinators in Emily Dickinson's life and today.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, August 1, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, August 1, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus on August 1, 2019 for our monthly Open Mic.
“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

Free Fun Friday, August 23, 2019

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 Open Mic, September 5, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus 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, 2019

Amherst Poetry Festival, September 19-22, 2019

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.
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.