Local Author Jane Yolen To Read from Her Book My Uncle Emily at Emily Dickinson Museum May 2

April 20, 2009
Contact: Donna Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
413/542-5084


AMHERST, Mass. – As part of its emphasis on the town of Amherst’s 250th anniversary in 2009, the Emily Dickinson Museum will host a reading and signing of the children’s book My Uncle Emily by award-winning author Jane Yolen on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m.

Emily Dickinson Museum’s Spring 2009 Schedule Showcases Poet’s Influence Through Lectures, Concert, Ballet and More

March 26, 2009
Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
(413) 542-5084


AMHERST, MASS—During this time of tremendous change and uncertainty, Americans are looking for a sense of place, stability and serenity. And what better a place to find such calm than at the Emily Dickinson Museum during April, National Poetry Month?

Emily Dickinson Museum Begins Hedge Restoration Project Early February; Public Information Meeting about Initiative Slated for Feb. 7

Feb. 4, 2009
Contact: Jane H. Wald
Executive Director
413/542-2154


AMHERST, Mass—In its continuing efforts to maintain the most historically accurate landmark possible, the Emily Dickinson Museum will replace its hemlock hedge and reconstruct the fences, gates and gateposts spanning the southern border of the Dickinson property starting the week of Feb. 9.

Emily Dickinson Museum and Amherst Cinema to Celebrate the Poet’s Birthday During Annual Open House Dec. 13

December 4, 2008
Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
413/542-5084


AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum will host its annual Open House on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in a free celebration of the anniversary of Emily Dickinson’s birth (Dec. 10, 1830).

Emily Dickinson Museum to Host Birthday Dinner and Fundraiser Dec. 11

December 3, 2008
Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
413/542-5084


AMHERST, Mass. – The Emily Dickinson Museum will commemorate the 178th birthday of its namesake on Thursday, Dec. 11, with a celebratory birthday dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lewis-Sebring dining room in Amherst College’s Valentine Hall.

Emily Dickinson Museum to Host Birthday Lecture Dec. 11

December 3, 2008
Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
413/542-5084


AMHERST, Mass. – The Emily Dickinson Museum will commemorate the 178th birthday of its namesake on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 4 p.m. at Amherst College’s Alumni House with the annual Emily Dickinson Birthday Lecture.

Smithsonian Magazine: Much Ado About Dickinson

An exhibition at Amherst’s Emily Dickinson Museum was this focus of this article in the Smithsonian’s publication.

Emily Dickinson Museum to Host Talk on Family Photograph Preservation at Amherst College Nov. 15

October 10, 2008               
Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
413/542-5084       
                

AMHERST, Mass.—On Saturday, Nov. 15, the Emily Dickinson Museum will present “First, Do No Harm: Saving Your Historic Family Photographs,” an interactive program by archivist Daria D’Arienzo.

Biographer to Discuss Connections Between Emily Dickinson and Nathaniel Hawthorne at Amherst Women’s Club Oct. 16

October 9, 2008
Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager   
413/542-5084


AMHERST, Mass—Award-winning biographer Brenda Wineapple will explore the connections between poet Emily Dickinson and writer Nathaniel Hawthorne in a talk titled “He Lived the Life of Ambush: Hawthorne, Dickinson and Beyond” at the Amherst Woman’s Club on Triangle Street in Amherst, on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Such a Hurrah! Emily Dickinson Museum to Celebrate 5th Anniversary Sept. 27

September 5, 2008
Contact: Donna M. Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager
413/542-5084

AMHERST, Mass. — Amherst College’s Emily Dickinson Museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a day of special events and activities on its grounds Saturday, Sept. 27.  Titled Such a Hurrah!, the festivities will feature the fourth annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, an open house, the premier of a new Dickinson film and special tours, among other activities. All of the events are free and open to the public.

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