Past Events

arts night

Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, August 6, 2020 – REMOTE PROGRAM

Featured readers present their work virtually, every first Thursday ...
a wheelbarrow for garden days

CANCELED – Garden Days, August 2 & 3, 2020

Celebrate the beauty of summer during Garden Days at the Emily Dickinson Museum. ...
close up on Dickinson's face from the black and white dagguereotype

Emily Dickinson International Society Annual Meeting, July 31-August 1, 2020

The 2020 EDIS annual meeting will be held virtually. ...
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Tell It Slant Poetry Festival Call for Proposals: April 9 – June 7, 2020

The Emily Dickinson Museum is now accepting proposals for the eighth annual Tell It Slant Poetry Festival. ...
a robin sits on a blue shovel surrounded by flower pots

Summer in the Poet’s Garden with Marta McDowell, July 17 12:30-1:30pm

Join Marta McDowell, master gardener, landscape historian, and author of Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life for a virtual stroll through the Homestead gardens. ...
Poet reading at a microphone in the museum

Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading Series, July 2, 2020 – REMOTE PROGRAM

Stop by our monthly open mic and art exhibition. ...
Landscape Tours

CANCELLED – Garden Days, June 6 & 7, 2020

Tend the historic landscape of the Dickinson property. ...
arts night plus

Amherst Arts Night Poetry Reading, June 4, 2020 at 6:30PM – REMOTE PROGRAM

Spend an evening with artists at the Emily Dickinson Museum. ...
poetry discussion group

Remote Program: Poetry Discussion Group, May 22, 2020

Partake in lively conversation about the poetry of Emily Dickinson. ...
poertry carnival

Cancelled: Florence Poetry Carnival, May 9, 2020

Celebrate Arts Week at the second annual Florence Poetry Carnival! ...
Emily's handwriting on paper and envelope on a desk

Remote Program: Poem in Your Pocket Day, April 30, 2020

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Emily Dickinson Museum on Poem In Your Pocket Day. ...
poetry discussion group

Cancelled: Poetry Discussion Group, April 17, 2020

This Emily Dickinson Poetry Discussion Group meets monthly. ...
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Postponed: Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, April 2, 2020 c and Features, April 2, 2020

Poets, writers, and performers of any kind are welcome to our monthly open mic. ...