Events & News

the front door of the Homestead slightly ajar

Press Release:
Reopening August 16

The Emily Dickinson Museum is set to reopen for public tours ...
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 ...
Phosphorescence graphics for October 2022

Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series
Thursday, October 27, 6pm ET

Phosphorescence October 2022 featured poets: .chisaraokwu. and Shin Yu Pai ...
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 ...
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 ...
Homestead in the snow

Major Restoration Project Launches

The Emily Dickinson Homestead embarks on the next phase of historic restoration.  This project will restore more of the National Historic Landmark home of one of America's greatest poets to its ...

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 ...
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. ...