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Past Events

Poetry Discussion Group – May 17, 2019

Poetry Discussion Group – May 17, 2019

Final Poetry Discussion Group of the season!
Amherst Arts Night Plus – May 2, 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus – May 2, 2019

Join us for May's featured readers from across the Five College Consortium.
Writer’s Workshop: “First — Poets — Then the Sun —”

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

Join Burleigh Muten for a poetry writing workshop.
The Art of Rain Poetry

The Art of Rain Poetry

Join the Emily Dickinson Museum in celebrating Massachusetts ArtWeek with the #ArtofRainPoetry.
A Dickensian Christmas with the Dickinsons

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
Emily Dickinson’s Birthday Celebration and Open House

Emily Dickinson’s Birthday Celebration and Open House

Date: December 12, 2015 Time: 1-4PM Location: The Emily Dickinson Museum, 280 Main Street, Amherst MA The 185th birthday of the poet coincides with the completion of the bedroom restoration at the Emily Dickinson Museum. On December 12 join us from 1PM-4PM to celebrate with an open house at the Museum. All are welcome and no admission
Amherst Art Walk Poetry Night with Tom Daley

Amherst Art Walk Poetry Night with Tom Daley

February 8, 2019, 5 - 8 p.m., Homestead Parlor
Poetry Discussion Group 2015-2016

Poetry Discussion Group 2015-2016

Third Fridays, noon – 2 p.m. September through May (No meeting in December) The Emily Dickinson Museum’s Poetry Discussion group meets on the 3rd Friday of each month from September through May (except for December) for lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters. Featured facilitators each month offer fresh perspectives on Dickinson’s poetry. Location: The
The Aspect of the Place: A Halloween Happening at The Evergreens

The Aspect of the Place: A Halloween Happening at The Evergreens

Wednesday-Sunday, October 28-November 1, 2015 Shows at 6:30PM and 8:00PM One need not be a Chamber — to be Haunted — -Emily Dickinson the past hath its phantoms, More real than solid earth -Isabella Banks Get into the spirit of Halloween with this story-telling celebration of ghosts and all things Gothic at The Evergreens. Co-produced
Teacher Tuesday

Teacher Tuesday

Date: October 20, 2015 Time: 4-6PM Location: Emily Dickinson Museum 280 Main Street, Amherst, MA The Emily Dickinson Museum’s first Teacher Tuesday takes place Tuesday, October 20, from 4 to 6 pm. All educators are invited to this free program where you’ll have the run of the Emily Dickinson Museum. Make an herbarium, read or write in Emily’s
Before You Became Improbable

Before You Became Improbable

An immersive journey through the Dickinson-Higginson correspondence Dates: September 17-19 and 24-26 Location: Begins and ends at The Emily Dickinson Museum, downtown Amherst “A unique, phenomenal, and deeply treasured experience.” — Len Berkman, Smith College Professor of Theater It took eight years of correspondence before T.W. Higginson arrived in Amherst to meet his elusive advisee,
Free Fun Fridays

Free Fun Fridays

August 21, 2015 10 am – 5 pm sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation Join us for Free Fun Fridays at the Emily Dickinson Museum on Friday, August 21! Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, this annual summer program opens doors at no cost to visitors at many of the most treasured cultural venues in
“Creatures of Bliss and Mystery” A 19th Century Children’s Circus

“Creatures of Bliss and Mystery” A 19th Century Children’s Circus

Time: Saturday, July 18, 2015 1-4 p.m. Location: Emily Dickinson Museum lawn (in case of rain, most actitivities will take place indoor at First Congregational Church, across the street from the Museum at 165 Main Street) Fee: $5 for families, EDM Members/Families FREE. Activity fees where noted below. The Circus is coming to the museum
July 2015: Amherst Art Walk with Adam Grabowski

July 2015: Amherst Art Walk with Adam Grabowski

Adam Grabowski is the featured poet for the Emily Dickinson Museum’s Amherst Art Walk poetry night on Thursday, July 2, 2015. 

The Emily Dickinson Project

Written by Emma Ayres & Brianna Sloane with design by Elizabeth Pangburn A co-production of TheatreTruck and The Emily Dickinson Museum Dates: July 15th-August 2, 2015, Wednesdays – Sundays Time: 8pm Location: The Emily Dickinson Museum Homestead Tickets: Tickets are available for reservation and will also be available at the door. Reserve spots early; only 15 audience-members per night.