May 3, 2018 Arts Night

The Emily Dickinson Museum participates in Amherst Arts Night Plus on first Thursdays each month. Free and open to all! Learn more  at Each month enjoy the following:

  • 5 to 8 pm: Pop-up contemporary art exhibit in the Homestead from 
  • 5 to 6 pm: Open mic signups for poets, writers, performers of any kind
  • 6 pm: Open mic begins
  • Featured readers follow the open mic 

About guest artists at the Emily Dickinson Museum: Please note that the works of guest artists may contain sensitive or mature material and do not necessarily represent the views of the Emily Dickinson Museum.

May 3, 2018 Arts Night:

Featured Performance: At 6PM steppers from Springfield High School of Science and Technology kick-off the open mic with a performance!

Featured Artists:

Jennifer Sinclair's visual art students from Springfield High School of Science and Technology present a display of poem books.

Featured Readers: 

Enjoy original work by student writers from Springfield High School of Science and Technology's Freedom Writers Group and the ELL Academy's Bilingual Poetry Group. 

About the Springfield High School of Science and Technology:

The High School of Science and Technology’s mission is to prepare all students to be critical and analytical thinkers that are successful in college and the global work force while maintaining good citizenship and engaging productively within their community.

Our vision is to provide the tools necessary for all students to be successful beyond high school, both in college and the global economy, which requires (1) highly effective teachers engaging students 100% of the time with (2) challenging, rigorous, thought provoking standards based lessons grounded in real world skills development that (3) help students overcome potential obstacles in reaching their accomplishments.