News & Events

Closed for January and February

The Emily Dickinson Museum is closed for January and February, and reopens for 2017 on Saturday, March 4. The Museum will be open 11 am to 4 pm Saturdays and Sundays, and tours throughout March will focus on the Homestead, where Emily Dickinson was born and wrote nearly all of her poetry. The Museum will be open only on weekends due to restoration work at the Homestead and the installation of a fire suppression system at The Evergreens.  Find out more about visiting here.


Our new mission statement

The Emily Dickinson Museum has adopted a new mission statement:

"The Emily Dickinson Museum's mission is to spark the imagination by amplifying Emily Dickinson's revolutionary poetic voice from the place she called home."

We hope your own imagination will be sparked here in 2017!


NEH Landmarks of American History K-12 Teacher Workshop returns July, 2017

We invite K-12 Educators to join us for a unique opportunity to dwell in the world of one of America's greatest poets! In July 2017 the Emily Dickinson Museum will host "Emily Dickinson: Person, Poetry and Place," an NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Applications are due March 1. Find out more here.


 Available Now! 2017 Emily Dickinson Museum Calendar!

The Emily Dickinson Museum 2017 Calendar has arrived, featuring 12 months of Dickinson dates, quotes, and photos! Download the order form or contact the Emily Dickinson Museum's Tour Center to place your order now.


 The Emily Dickinson Museum

The Emily Dickinson Museum's mission is to spark the imagination by amplifying Emily Dickinson's revolutionary poetic voice from the place she called home.


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