Past Events

“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...
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Emily Dickinson Birthday Open House, December 14, 2019

Celebrate the poet's birthday at the Homestead and Evergreens...
Emily Dickinson daguerreotype, showing the poet seated and facing the viewer, resting one arm on a desk

Folger Shakespeare Library’s Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute, December 9, 2019

Celebrate Emily Dickinson's birthday with a tribute at the Folger Shakespeare Library...

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, December 5, 2019

A monthly open mic during Amherst Arts Night Plus...

Poetry Discussion Group, November 8, 2019

Featured facilitators lead this monthly conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters...
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Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic and Featured Artists, November 7, 2019

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

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

View Emily Dickinson’s world through the eyes of an archaeologist...
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“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...
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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...
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Poetry Discussion Group, September 20, 2019

Engage in a lively conversation about Emily Dickinson’s poetry and letters...
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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...
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Free Fun Friday, August 23, 2019 from 10AM-5PM

Visit the Museum on August 23 for free admission to the Homestead and Evergreens...
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“To another Sea”: Dickinson, Environment, and the West, August 8-11, 2019

This year's Emily Dickinson International Society Conference will take place in California...
Poet reading at a microphone in the museum

Amherst Arts Night Plus Open Mic, August 1, 2019

Join us during Amherst Arts Night Plus on August 1, 2019 for our monthly Open Mic...