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Past Events

“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, 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.
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
Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, August 6, 2020 – REMOTE PROGRAM

Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, August 6, 2020 – REMOTE PROGRAM

Featured readers present their work virtually, every first Thursday
Martha Ackmann Virtual Book Talk and Q&A, August 16, 2020, 5-6 p.m. (EST)

Martha Ackmann Virtual Book Talk and Q&A, August 16, 2020, 5-6 p.m. (EST)

Discover the book that provides new insights into Emily Dickinson.
CANCELED – Garden Days, August 2 & 3, 2020

CANCELED – Garden Days, August 2 & 3, 2020

Celebrate the beauty of summer during Garden Days at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Summer in the Poet’s Garden with Marta McDowell, July 17 12:30-1:30pm

Summer in the Poet’s Garden with Marta McDowell, July 17 12:30-1:30pm

Join Marta McDowell, master gardener, landscape historian, and author of Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life for a virtual stroll through the Homestead gardens.
Amherst Arts Night Virtual Reading: September 3, 2020 at 6:30PM – REMOTE PROGRAM

Amherst Arts Night Virtual Reading: September 3, 2020 at 6:30PM – REMOTE PROGRAM

Join us for our monthly Arts Night Out reading, featuring three authors with new books this year.
The 2020 Tell It Slant Poetry Festival: Remote Event

The 2020 Tell It Slant Poetry Festival: Remote Event

Join us for a celebration of contemporary creativity at the 2020 Amherst Poetry Festival.
Tell It Slant Poetry Festival Call for Proposals: April 9 – June 7, 2020

Tell It Slant Poetry Festival Call for Proposals: April 9 – June 7, 2020

The Emily Dickinson Museum is now accepting proposals for the eighth annual Tell It Slant Poetry Festival.
Poetry Discussion Group, September 18, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, September 18, 2020

Engage in lively conversation about the poetry and letters of Emily Dickinson.
Poetry Discussion Group, October 16, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, October 16, 2020

Join us for our monthly poetry discussion group.