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Events for April 28 - May 5, 2013

Open: Sunday 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cheekwood is closed on Mondays including Memorial Day & Labor Day

Exhibitions

March 31 - August 25 Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection
Ongoing TRAINS!
February 14 - August 25 Affectionately Yours: American Miniature Portraits and the Stories They Tell

Courtyard Gallery

April 6 - June 30 Dorothy O’Connor: Martin Shallenberger Artist in Residence in 2013

Tuesdays for Tots

April 30 Flower Fun

Celebrate spring at Cheekwood with a project as beautiful as the new blooms in the gardens. Join us in the studio to create our own fun flowers!

Public Programs

March 20 - April 30 Cheekwood in Bloom

Cheekwood is the best place in Nashville to experience one of nature’s most dramatic and exciting performances—the arrival of spring! We’ll welcome the new season during Cheekwood in Bloom, with 55,000 stunning tulips of every hue bursting from our gardens. We’ll also feature 60 varieties of daffodils, dogwoods, classic magnolias, vibrant iris, stunning viburnums and so much more. With a full calendar of special spring activities, gardening demonstrations and musical experiences, your perfect spring day is here at Cheekwood—don’t miss it!

April 28 Guided Museum Tour

1:00 PM - House and History: Cheekwood as a Country Place Estate

Enjoy a guided tour with Cheekwood’s knowledgeable docents.
Tours are free and no reservation is required.  Meet in the Museum Foyer.

April 28 Guided Greenhouse Tour

12:00 PM
Join our expert garden staff for an informative, behind-the-scenes tour of our Production Greenhouses. Come early-- space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Greenhouse tours begin in the Courtyard of the Frist Learning Center. Please wear appropriate footwear.

April 28 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music: Lauren Coplan, piano

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Don’t miss the spring edition of our Sunday Concert Series in the Museum’s intimate Drawing Room, featuring talented musicians from Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music.

May 4 Guided Garden Tour: Japanese Garden

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Take a tour of our living exhibitions with Cheekwood’s knowledgeable guides, stopping to “dig deeper” and further explore Cheekwood’s amazing gardens. Tours are free and no reservation is required. Garden tours begin at the Visitor Center.

Special Events

May 4 Girl Scout Adventure and Leader Appreciation Day at Cheekwood
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

On this special day of recognition, girls will explore Cheekwood as they take garden tours, participate in gallery talks and do hands-on art and garden activities. Leaders will be honored during a reception that celebrates their hard work and commitment to Girl Scouts.  Click here for registration information.

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