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Past Events

Call for Proposals for the Amherst Poetry Festival, July 3-25, 2019

Call for Proposals for the Amherst Poetry Festival, July 3-25, 2019

The Emily Dickinson Museum is now accepting proposals for our seventh annual Amherst Poetry Festival.
In Suspension: A site-specific art installation, June 21 – September 9, 2019

In Suspension: A site-specific art installation, June 21 – September 9, 2019

View our inaugural site-specific art installation in the conservatory at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
“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.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic with Cameron Awkward-Rich, October 3, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic with Cameron Awkward-Rich, October 3, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus for our monthly Open Mic.
Poetry Discussion Group, September 20, 2019

Poetry Discussion Group, September 20, 2019

Engage in a lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters.
Amherst Arts Night Plus and Open Mic, September 5, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus and Open Mic, September 5, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus on September 5 for our monthly Open Mic.
Free Fun Friday, August 23, 2019 from 10AM-5PM

Free Fun Friday, August 23, 2019 from 10AM-5PM

Visit the Museum on August 23 for free admission to the Homestead and Evergreens.
“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.
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.
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.
“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.
Conservatory Art Installation Opening Reception, June 21, 2019

Conservatory Art Installation Opening Reception, June 21, 2019

Join us at The Emily Dickinson Museum to celebrate the opening of our inaugural Conservatory Art Installation.
Tour the Archaeology Field School, June 1 & 15, 2019

Tour the Archaeology Field School, June 1 & 15, 2019

See the hard work of our Archaeology Field School students as they continue to delineate the archaeological footprint of the Dickinson home.
Garden Days at the Homestead, June 7-8, 2019

Garden Days at the Homestead, June 7-8, 2019

June 7-8, 2019. Join us for tours of the Emily Dickinson Museum’s grounds and flower gardens.
Amherst Arts Night Plus, June 6, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus, June 6, 2019

Featuring art by Kandy Vermeer Phillips