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During her lifetime, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was better known as a gardener than as a poet. Plants and flowers significantly influenced her poetry and other writings, most of which were not published until after her death. The New York Botanical Garden's multi-venue exhibition, Emily Dickinson's Garden: The Poetry of Flowers, will illuminate Dickinson's life and work, the connections that exist between her life and poems, and her study and love of flowers and gardens. Dickinson's poems have become an integral part of the American literary canon, yet the fundamental impact that plants and flowers had on her poetry is little known by the public. From May 1 through June 13, the Botanical Garden's exhibition will reveal this new perspective on one of the greatest Romantic poets of the Victorian era, immersing visitors in the garden, life, and poems of Emily Dickinson in contemporary, fresh ways.
Curacao's balmy temperatures and white sand beaches may be enough to satisfy many families all day, but this Dutch island can provide lots of other fun activities as well.
Read about the fun family activities available in Toronto!
This summer, explore local history and the landscape on the fifth annual River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor.
Sagamore Hill is maintained by the National Park Service and is the only presidential site on Long Island (known as the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site).
It’s incredible how you can visit someplace relatively close to home, yet feel as if you have been transported far away. Watch Hill on Fire Island is one of these magical places, and a perfect destination for a family day trip.
We've had many wonderful family vacations, but one destination gets our recurring #1 vote: Hawaii.
A cemetery may seem an unlikely destination for a family outing, but Green-Wood Cemetery was once the second most popular tourist attraction in all of New York City.
“The place where all things Italian come to life” is an apt description of the Westchester Italian Cultural Center. The center, located in Tuckahoe, officially opened this past September and serves to promote Italian contemporary and historic culture through exhibits, classes, events and programs.