Emily Dickinson Museum Poetry Discussion Group To Meet Sept. through April

July 27, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum has formed a poetry discussion group devoted to the pleasures and challenges of reading Emily Dickinson 's poetry. The group is open to long-time Dickinson readers as well as those who have just been introduced to the poet's work and will meet monthly from September through April.

Poet Michael Collier to Read at Amherst College Feb. 15

January 24, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Michael Collier, the poet laureate of Maryland from 2001 through 2004, will read at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. The reading is sponsored by the Creative Writing Center, and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

19th-Century Children’s Circus at Dickinson Museum July 1

June 9, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum will celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Evergreens from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, with ‘“Creatures of Bliss and Mystery’: A 19th-Century Children’s Circus and Open House.” The festivities are free and open to the public. During the event visitors will also be able to take the museum’s new visitor tour, “This was a Poet” at half-price.

Horticulturalist Marta McDowell to Speak on Emily Dickinson’s Gardens June 25

June 7, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead and The Evergreens presents a lecture and garden walk by landscape historian and author Marta McDowell at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, at the Amherst Woman’s Club at 35 Triangle St. in Amherst. The garden walk will follow on the Museum grounds, at 280 Main Street, directly across the street.