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Craft Outreach
Experience the creative process up close as professional artists demonstrate their crafts at your school. Students watch as a piece of copper is enameled to create jewelry; discover how a block of clay is thrown into a bowl; and learn how to mix dyes to transfer a unique design onto a piece of cloth. These interactive art demonstrations will inspire your students to explore their own creative potential. Craft Outreach is open to six public elementary schools in Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson Counties and will take place in spring 2014.

Craft Outreach Application
Application deadline: October 18, 2013

Craft Outreach is supported in part by

Cheekwood Explorations
Explore Cheekwood both inside and out! On this educational adventure, 3rd grade students in Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson Counties will examine the exhibitions within the Museum of Art, discover the natural wonders of the botanic garden, and participate in a hands-on art project. Featuring topics from composition and technique to plant parts and interdependence, this program corresponds to art, science, and social studies curriculum standards. Four schools will be selected for fall 2014. Buses will be paid for by Cheekwood.

Cheekwood Explorations Application
Application deadline: May 9, 2014

Cheekwood Explorations is supported in part by Gannett Foundation.

For more information on School Outreach at Cheekwood, please contact Karen Kwarciak, School and Outreach Coordinator at (615) 353-6973 or

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