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American Artists at Home and Abroad

June 18 - December 31

Selections from the Cheekwood Permanent Collection will be on view to tell the story of American artists who have journeyed across the world, experiencing and drawing influence from cultures near and far. Works by Childe Hassam, Alexander Calder, Red Grooms, and many more will be on view.

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2016 Artist-in-Residence: Kensuke Yamada

June 11 - October 16

The exhibition of our 2016 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence, Kensuke Yamada, is now open. Diving through Cloudsis on view in the Courtyard Gallery at the Frist Learning Center.

Yamada, best known for his Japanese influence and whimsical style, is Cheekwood’s 2016 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence.

Yamada is loved for his unique and playful designs, so it will be a rewarding experience for our guests, particularly kids, to see and be inspired by his work at Cheekwood. 

About the Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence Program

Now in its fifth year, the Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence program brings national and international artists to Nashville to create one-of-a-kind pieces at Cheekwood, interacting with staff, visitors, and the arts community throughout the creative process. With its renowned gardens and art collections, Cheekwood offers visiting artists a great set of resources to reflect broadly on nature and sustainability within a global art world.


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