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Events for February 2014

Open: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cheekwood is closed on Mondays including Memorial Day & Labor Day

Exhibitions

Ongoing TRAINS!
January 31 - March 2 The Scholastic Art Competition & Exhibition

Tuesdays for Tots

February 4 Super Sculpture

Celebrate Black History Month learning about William Edmondson and folk art. Stop by the studio to create a sculpture in the style of the great artist.

February 11 heARTworks

Show your special someone how much you care with a custom-made valentine.

February 18 Winter Windows

Enjoy the brisk weather at Cheekwood and make one-of-a-kind winter window art to take home.

February 25 Melodies & Masterpieces

Today we focus on another art form that directly inspires visual art…music! Stop by the studio to create your own melodic masterpiece.

Lunch and Lecture

February 20 Tea and Teapots: A Sip of History

Tea is the most popular drink in the world and its history spans centuries, reaching every corner of the globe. This magical beverage is brewed in the iconic teapot, which enjoys a rich past. This history of tea and its artful container will be presented by Yvonne Boyer, Art Library at Vanderbilt University, and will focus on tea and teapots and the heritage of a cultivated beverage and decorative art from Imperial Chinese earthenware style and manufacture to Jane Austen’s English manners and sociability. Join us after the lecture for a guided tour of the tea sets included in Cheekwood’s decorative arts collection.  Click here to purchase tickets.

Special Events

February 6 Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville

Noon-3 pm: Early Shopping Event
Private meet and greet and book signing with Charlotte Moss for Golden Benefactors, invited designers and celebrities. Charlotte Moss will highlight her favorite finds and dealers that caught her interest during her preview of the show.

5:30-6:30 pm: Benefactors Reception and Media Event

Ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Karl Dean.

6:30-9:30 pm: Preview Party

Guests can enjoy a first look at the show while mixing and mingling with friends. Tickets to the preview party can be purchased for $200.

Tickets to the show are $12 to $15 in advance and $20 at the door. All tickets, including tickets to the lectures and parties, can be purchased now at antiquesandgardenshow.com.

February 7 Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville

10 am-6 pm: Show open

11:30 am: Keynote Lecture

Lady Carnarvon will take guests through the gardens and history of Highclere Castle, and share fascinating stories from diaries, letters and photos kept over the centuries. She will also discuss her new book, Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abbey. Tickets to the keynote lecture can be purchased for $50.

6-8 pm: A Bourbon Party: Bourbon + Southern Food + Gardens = Modern Entertaining

Guests can indulge in the best Southern tastes and entertainment with the Canal House Cooking authors, The Bourbon Review publishers and garden designer Jon Carloftis. Featured designers will also make appearances to sign their books. Tickets to this party can be purchased for $50.

Tickets to the show are $12 to $15 in advance and $20 at the door. All tickets, including tickets to the lectures and parties, can be purchased now at antiquesandgardenshow.com.

February 8 Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville

10 am-7 pm: Show open

1-2 pm: Designer Panel Lecture
Featuring Alexa Hampton as moderator, Jennifer Boles, Mario Buatta and Nina Campbell. Followed by book signing with all designers. Tickets to the designer panel lecture can be purchased for $50.

4-7 pm: Music in the Gardens

Tickets to the show are $12 to $15 in advance and $20 at the door. All tickets, including tickets to the lectures and parties, can be purchased now at antiquesandgardenshow.com.

February 9 Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville

11 am-5 pm: Show open

1 pm: Finer Things in Life – the Southern Way: A Lecture on Gardens, Lifestyles and Entertaining
Featuring Jon Carloftis and the Canal House Cooking authors; Followed by book signing. Tickets to this lecture can be purchased for $25.

Tickets to the show are $12 to $15 in advance and $20 at the door. All tickets, including tickets to the lectures and parties, can be purchased now at antiquesandgardenshow.com.

Special Lectures and Tours

February 1 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 pm - 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.

February 2 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 pm - 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.

February 9 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 pm - 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.

February 15 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 pm - 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.

February 16 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 pm - 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.

February 22 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 pm - 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.

February 23 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 pm - 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.

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