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?

Dickinson Homestead Opens for the Season March 2

February 15, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The Dickinson Homestead, home of the poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), at 280 Main St. in Amherst, Mass., will open for its 2002 season on Saturday, March 2. The Homestead—the birthplace and home of the poet for 40 years—is open for guided tours from March through mid-December.

Emily Dickinson Museum to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Third Annual “A little Madness in the Spring” April 21, 22 and 23

April 7, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

“A little Madness in the Spring” Turns Emily Dickinson Museum Upside Down April 28 & 29; Dickinson Museum Goes to the Dogs

April 4, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum’s celebration of National Poetry Month, appropriately named after Dickinson’s poem “A little Madness in the Spring,” takes over Amherst on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, with a range of lectures, programs and outdoor events that will inspire even the most canine of poetry fans.