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Past Events

Virtual Poetry Discussion Group, February 19 & 24

Virtual Poetry Discussion Group, February 19 & 24

The Emily Dickinson Museum’s Poetry Discussion Group meets monthly, September through May, for lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters. Join us from 12pm to 1:30pm on Zoom for a discussion on February 19 or February 24. Space is this program is no longer available. For questions, please write edmprograms@emilydickinsonmuseum.org. This program is free ...
“A Mighty Room” Virtual Studio Session: Library, February 5, 12-1pm

“A Mighty Room” Virtual Studio Session: Library, February 5, 12-1pm

Sweet hours have perished here; This is a mighty room; Within its precincts hopes have played, — Now shadows in the tomb.   -J1767  Spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry. Whether you are a writer, an artist, a composer, or a poet, you’ll find solace and inspiration ...
“A Mighty Room” Virtual Studio Session: Bedroom, January 29, 12-1pm

“A Mighty Room” Virtual Studio Session: Bedroom, January 29, 12-1pm

Sweet hours have perished here; This is a mighty room; Within its precincts hopes have played, — Now shadows in the tomb.   -J1767      Spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry. Whether you are a writer, an artist, a composer, or a poet, you’ll find solace ...
Virtual Poetry Discussion Group, January 15 & 22

Virtual Poetry Discussion Group, January 15 & 22

The Emily Dickinson Museum’s Poetry Discussion Group meets monthly, September through May, for lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters.   Join us from 1pm to 2:30pm on Zoom for a discussion on January 15 or January 22. Space is limited. To request a space, please complete this google form. For questions, please write ...
“A Mighty Room” Studio Session: Bedroom, December 18, 12-1p.m.

“A Mighty Room” Studio Session: Bedroom, December 18, 12-1p.m.

Sweet hours have perished here; This is a mighty room; Within its precincts hopes have played, — Now shadows in the tomb.   -J1767      Spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry. Whether you are a writer, an artist, a composer, or a poet, you’ll find solace ...
Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration, December 10, 2020 from 12-1 p.m.

Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration, December 10, 2020 from 12-1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to celebrate the birthday of Emily Dickinson at her home. ...
Amherst Arts Night with The Literacy Project, December 3, 2020

Amherst Arts Night with The Literacy Project, December 3, 2020

Share your creative work at our monthly open mic. ...
#Emilytober Prompt List – Be Inspired, October 1st – 31st!

#Emilytober Prompt List – Be Inspired, October 1st – 31st!

We are so excited to be participating in #Artober, by releasing our own list of prompts consisting of lines from Emily Dickinson poems! ...
Emily Dickinson’s Amherst College, December 4, 12-1:15pm

Emily Dickinson’s Amherst College, December 4, 12-1:15pm

  Join Museum staff for a lively lunchtime talk about the impact of Amherst College on the life of poet Emily Dickinson.  The Dickinson family were instrumental to the College during its first 75 years, beginning with Samuel Fowler Dickinson’s part in its founding and continuing with Edward and Austin’s combined 60 years of service ...
Poetry Discussion Group, November 19 & 20, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, November 19 & 20, 2020

This discussion group meets monthly to discuss the poetry and letters of Emily Dickinson. ...
“A Mighty Room” Studio Session: Library, November 14 from 10:30-11:30am – REMOTE PROGRAM

“A Mighty Room” Studio Session: Library, November 14 from 10:30-11:30am – REMOTE PROGRAM

Sweet hours have perished here; This is a mighty room; Within its precincts hopes have played, — Now shadows in the tomb.   -J1767  Spend a “sweet hour” in Emily Dickinson’s creative space where she penned her startling poetry. Whether you are a writer, an artist, a composer, or a poet, you’ll find solace and inspiration ...
Poetry Discussion Group, October 16, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, October 16, 2020

Join us for our monthly poetry discussion group. ...
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 ...