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Events for April 19, 2015

Open: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibitions

Ongoing TRAINS!
Through April 19 Patrick Dougherty: Little Bitty Pretty One
Through April 19 Scholastic Art Competition and Exhibition
Through April 19 Charles Brindley: Trees of Myth and Legend

Public Programs

April 19 Cheekwood in Bloom: Sundays

Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music
2:00 p.m.
We are honored to partner with Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music to host some of Nashville's finest musicians in the Museum of Art’s intimate Drawing Room.

      April 19
      Piano students in concert, presented by instructor Craig Nies

ANNOTATIONS
3:30 p.m.
Attention all readers and book lovers: Cheekwood has a special series of literary programs just for you! Join us in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden to listen as celebrated local authors share their stories, describe their processes and offer ‘behind-the-text’ accounts of their work.
Offered in partnership with Parnassus Books. Space is limited; first-come, first-seated.

      April 19
      Jeff High, author of Each Shining Hour: A Novel of Watervalley

Special Lectures and Tours

Through April 19 Guided Tours: Saturday & Sunday

Tours are free and no reservations are required.

     Guided Arboretum Tour
     11:30 a.m.
     A walk among Cheekwood’s magnificent dogwoods is one of Nashville’s favorite spring rituals!
     Join one of our expert garden guides to explore over 14 species and 23 cultivated varieties of
     dogwoods as well as many other flowering trees.

     House & History Tour
     12:30 p.m.
     Learn about the early 20th Century design and construction of our Mansion and grounds, and
     explore Cheekwood's place in the American Country Place Estate Era.

     Collection & Exhibition Tour
     1:30 p.m.
     Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition by noted landscape artist Charles
     Brindley, Trees of Myth and Legend, on view until April 19.

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