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Past Events

<b>A Poetry Month Archives Tour at Houghton Library</b></br>Wed., April 14, 6:30pm

A Poetry Month Archives Tour at Houghton Library
Wed., April 14, 6:30pm

A very special behind the scenes look at the Dickinson collection at Harvard University's Houghton Library ...
<b>Virtual Poetry Discussion Group</b></br>April 16 & April 20

Virtual Poetry Discussion Group
April 16 & April 20

A monthly lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters ...
<b>Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series</b></br>Thursday, April 22, 6-7pm

Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series
Thursday, April 22, 6-7pm

Phosphorescence April 2021 featured poets:
Jennifer Franklin, Philip F. Clark, Fred Marchant and Mervyn Taylor ...
<b>Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series</b></br>Thursday, March 25, 6-7pm

Phosphorescence Poetry Reading Series
Thursday, March 25, 6-7pm

Phosphorescence March 2021 featured poets:
Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Amy Dryansky, and W. Todd Kaneko ...
<b>Virtual Poetry Discussion Group</b></br>March 19 & 26

Virtual Poetry Discussion Group
March 19 & 26

The Emily Dickinson Museum’s Poetry Discussion Group meets monthly, September through May, for lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters ...
“A Mighty Room” Virtual Studio Session: Library</br>Thursday, March 4, 12-1pm

“A Mighty Room” Virtual Studio Session: Library
Thursday, March 4, 12-1pm

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 for your artistic output in Emily Dickinson’s library. Let this quiet virtual experience jumpstart your next creative journey ...
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 ...
“Phosphorescence” Poetry Reading Series

“Phosphorescence” Poetry Reading Series

The Emily Dickinson Museum is now accepting proposals for our “Phosphorescence” Poetry Reading Series, A VIRTUAL EVENT held monthly throughout 2021!  “PHOSPHORESCENCE. Now there’s a word to lift your hat to to find that phosphorescence, that light within, that’s the genius behind poetry.” – Emily Dickinson Produced by the Emily Dickinson Museum, the aim of ...
“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. ...
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 ...