Past Events

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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...
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“Buccaneers of Buzz” – A Children’s Circus, July 20, 2019

Learn about the importance of pollinators in Emily Dickinson's life and today...
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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...
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Exciting News About Our Recent Grants

The Museum receives over $350,000 in grants...
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Our Inaugural Conservatory Art Installation Artist Has Been Selected

Glass artist Tereza Swanda's work will be showcased in the Homestead Conservatory beginning June 21...

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...
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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...
Poetry in the parlor

Amherst Arts Night Plus, June 6, 2019

Featuring art by Kandy Vermeer Phillips...
Archaeology

Archaeological Field School at the Emily Dickinson Museum, May 28 – June 29, 2019

Get credit and help the Museum uncover more of its unique history...
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Annual Poetry Walk – May 18, 2019

Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk, 10:30AM to 12PM...
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Poetry Discussion Group – May 17, 2019

Final Poetry Discussion Group of the season!...
Poetry in the parlor

Amherst Arts Night Plus – May 2, 2019

Join us for May's featured readers from across the Five College Consortium...
fascicle of some of Emily's poems bound with string

Writer’s Workshop: “First — Poets — Then the Sun —”

Join Burleigh Muten for a poetry writing workshop...
Lettering on a sidewalk washed by rain

The Art of Rain Poetry

Join the Emily Dickinson Museum in celebrating Massachusetts ArtWeek with the #ArtofRainPoetry...
A Christmas tree in the Evergreens

A Dickensian Christmas with the Dickinsons

Date: December 19, 2015 Time: 11AM, 1PM, 2PM Cost: $20 adults; $10 museum members; $5 for students grades K-12. On this special family-friendly visit, revel in holiday traditions as we trace the history of Christmas celebrations in the two Dickinson households. A Museum guide will serve as your host for this unique exploration through the...