Exceptional Expressions

Inspired by the exhibition I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson, the Morgan is collaborating with Poets House to present a creative writing workshop for families. You will explore the unconventional work of Dickinson with the poet, author and professor Matthew Burgess, then write your own poetry and craft its display.

The Morgan’s family programs offer a unique and engaging museum experience to learn more as a family about the process of creative expression. Our innovative art workshops are designed for adults and children to complete together. They are limited to families with children and due to the use of special art materials are intended for the ages listed.

Saturday, March 25, 11 am–1 pm
Tickets: 
$20; $15 for Morgan and Poets House members.

Each ticket is valid for one child and up to two adults; Program consists of a thirty minute exhibition experience followed by a ninety minute writing and art- making activity.

Appropriate for ages 8–14.

Image Caption: 

Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), Poems, Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890. Amherst College Archives & Special Collection, Image courtesy of The Morgan Library & Museum. Photography by Janny Chiu 2016.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets@themorgan.org for information.