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Past Events

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Features, March 5, 2020

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Features, March 5, 2020

Join us at the Emily Dickinson Museum during Amherst Arts Night Plus every first Thursday of the month.
LitFest, February 27-March 1, 2020

LitFest, February 27-March 1, 2020

Celebrate the extraordinary literary life at Amherst College.
Poetry Discussion Group, February 21, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, February 21, 2020

Join a monthly conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters.
Poetry Discussion Group, January 17, 2020

Poetry Discussion Group, January 17, 2020

Featured facilitators lead this monthly conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters.
“The World Writes Back: Postcards to Emily Dickinson,” 2019

“The World Writes Back: Postcards to Emily Dickinson,” 2019

Send us a postcard, and your work and words will be on display at the Emily Dickinson Museum.
Lesley Dill to Receive This Year’s ‘Tell It Slant’ Award

Lesley Dill to Receive This Year’s ‘Tell It Slant’ Award

The artist will receive the award at the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute.
‘Wild Nights with Emily’ Screening and Director’s Q&A, October 26, 2019

‘Wild Nights with Emily’ Screening and Director’s Q&A, October 26, 2019

Join us for a free screening of Wild Nights with director Madeleine Olnek.
Emily Dickinson and her British Contemporaries, November 9, 2019

Emily Dickinson and her British Contemporaries, November 9, 2019

Paraic Finnerty discusses his book, Dickinson and her British Contemporaries.
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.
“Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life”, with Marta McDowell, December 15, 2019

“Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life”, with Marta McDowell, December 15, 2019

Take a seasonal tour of Emily Dickinson's gardens with Gardener-in-Residence Marta McDowell.
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.
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.
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.