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Events for November 2013

Open: Sunday 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 11:00 pm

Closed for Thanksgiving
Cheekwood is closed on Mondays including Memorial Day & Labor Day

Exhibitions

Ongoing TRAINS!
May 24 - November 10 LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood - SPECIAL CLOSING WEEK HOURS! Open EVERY night until 11pm!
September 20 2013 - January 5, 2014 More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing since the 1990s
October 5 - November 2 More Love Pop-Up Gallery

Tuesdays for Tots

November 5 Autumn Adventures

It is autumn and the leaves are falling at Cheekwood. Use your imagination to turn ordinary leaves into a whimsical creation.

November 12 Music City Craft

Today we focus on another art form that directly inspires visual art…MUSIC! Stop by the studios to decorate your own paper guitar with found object stamping techniques.

November 19 Outstanding Owl

“Whooo” doesn’t love an owl? The barred and screech owls are a couple of birds that call Cheekwood home. Drop by the studios to create your own outstanding owl!

November 26 THANKSgiving

Let us give THANKS this year! Come by the studios to make a wonderful Thanksgiving masterpiece.

Lunch and Lecture

November 21 Winter Wonders: Cold Weather Interest in the Garden

Many gardens look great in June and July, but what happens as the colder temperatures move in? Don’t let the frosty days of winter detract from your garden’s beauty. Join us as Cheekwood’s expert horticulturists describe landscapes that are attractive year-round due to skillful planning and selection of plant material. Learn how to create a winter garden with these exceptional perennials, bulbs, trees, and shrubs. Click here to purchase tickets.

Public Programs

November 2 El Día de los Muertos

11:00am - 5:00pm
Come celebrate with us at our 14th annual Día de los Muertos festival. In recognition of this Latin American holiday, Cheekwood will bring the traditions of Mexico to Nashville. We’ll celebrate with lively music and dance, vibrant art activities and authentic Mexican food. Learn about the culture of our Latin American neighbors as you explore the beautiful altar displays, shop in the bustling Mexican marketplace, and enjoy the fine cuisine from local bakeries and restaurants. Click here for a full schedule of the day’s events!

November 29 - December 31 Holiday at Cheekwood

Let the holidays begin as Cheekwood showcases the sights and sounds of the season with artfully trimmed trees and unique holiday activities. This year, we will be celebrating Christmas in Color in the Museum of Art, with each tree reflecting the many shades of the season!

November 30 - December 1 Holiday Weekends

Museum Concert Series
 2:00-3:30pm

*There will be no concert on Sunday, December 22.

Drop-In Studio: Holiday ‘ART’ivities
10:00am-2:00pm
Create cool crafts and warm memories in our drop-in family art studios.

Cookie Decorating
10:00am-2:00pm
Sprinkle your own custom design on a deliciously iced holiday cookie!

Reindeer!
10:00am-2:00pm
Two of Santa’s trusted companions will be visiting from the North Pole.

Portraits with Santa in his Workshop
10:00am-2:00pm
Visit Santa in his North Pole Workshop and leave with a one-of-a-kind professional souvenir photo. Additional fees apply.

*EXTRA!
Can’t visit Santa on the weekend? No problem! Join us on Fridays in December to take a photo with Santa in his Workshop!
Fridays, December 6, 13, 20 - 10:00am-2:00pm

Special Lectures and Tours

November 2 Guided Museum Tours

11:00am – Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition, More Love.

1:00pm – House & History Tour
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era. 

Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.

November 3 Guided Museum Tour

1:00pm – House and History: Cheekwood as a Country Place Estate
Cheekwood is one of the nation’s finest examples of a Country Place Estate. Join one of our expert docents to discover the history of the Cheek family and explore Cheekwood’s place in the country estate era. Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum lobby.

November 9 Guided Museum Tours

11:00am – Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition, More Love.

1:00pm – House & History Tour
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era. 

Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.

November 10 Guided Museum Tour

1:00pm – House and History: Cheekwood as a Country Place Estate
Cheekwood is one of the nation’s finest examples of a Country Place Estate. Join one of our expert docents to discover the history of the Cheek family and explore Cheekwood’s place in the country estate era. Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum lobby.

November 16 Guided Museum Tours

11:00am – Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition, More Love.

1:00pm – House & History Tour
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era. 

Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.

November 17 Guided Museum Tour

1:00pm – House and History: Cheekwood as a Country Place Estate
Cheekwood is one of the nation’s finest examples of a Country Place Estate. Join one of our expert docents to discover the history of the Cheek family and explore Cheekwood’s place in the country estate era. Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum lobby.

November 23 Guided Museum Tours

11:00am – Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition, More Love.

1:00pm – House & History Tour
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era. 

Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.

November 24 Guided Museum Tour

1:00pm – House and History: Cheekwood as a Country Place Estate
Cheekwood is one of the nation’s finest examples of a Country Place Estate. Join one of our expert docents to discover the history of the Cheek family and explore Cheekwood’s place in the country estate era. Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum lobby.

November 30 Guided Museum Tours

11:00am – Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition, More Love.

1:00pm – House & History Tour
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era. 

Tours are free and no reservation is required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.

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