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Past Events

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.
Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, November 7, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, November 7, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus for our monthly Open Mic.
Poetry Discussion Group, October 18, 2019

Poetry Discussion Group, October 18, 2019

October’s Poetry Discussion Group will meet on October 18, 2019.
Findings from the Archaeology Field School, October 13, 2019

Findings from the Archaeology Field School, October 13, 2019

View Emily Dickinson’s world through the eyes of an archaeologist.
“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.