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Past Events

Creatures of Bliss and Mystery: A Children’s Circus

Creatures of Bliss and Mystery: A Children’s Circus

Saturday, July 14, 2018 Time: 1-4 p.m. Location: Emily Dickinson Museum lawn Fee: $5 for families, Museum Friends are FREE Additional activity fees are noted below.  On Saturday, July 14, the Emily Dickinson Museum will present its annual 19th Century Children’s Circus from 1 to 4 pm on the Emily Dickinson Museum lawn. Especially perfect
Writing with Miss Emily: A Summer Workshop for Young Authors, July 8-July 12, 2019

Writing with Miss Emily: A Summer Workshop for Young Authors, July 8-July 12, 2019

In this workshop for children ages 9-12, participants will experience Emily Dickinson’s world from a writer’s point of view.
Amherst Poetry Festival, September 19-22

Amherst Poetry Festival, September 19-22

The Amherst Poetry Festival celebrates the literary legacy and contemporary creativity of the Pioneer Valley and beyond.
2018 Gardener Sessions with Marta McDowell

2018 Gardener Sessions with Marta McDowell

Each session with our Gardener-in-Residence includes public talks and workshops, and volunteer gardening opportunities.
UMASS Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology

UMASS Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology

May 29 - June 30 • Learn fundamental skills of archaeological research.
Amherst Arts Night at the Emily Dickinson Museum

Amherst Arts Night at the Emily Dickinson Museum

On first Thursdays of each month, see a pop-up art exhibition in the Homestead, participate in an open mic in Emily Dickinson’s parlor, and listen to featured readers share their written work.
Hands-On Archaeology at the Museum

Hands-On Archaeology at the Museum

June 13-16 In conjunction with the 2018 UMass Field School conducted at the Museum, try your hand at archaeology!