Events for September 27 - 29, 2013Open: Sunday 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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
September 28 Cheekwood Harvest
Family Studio Drop-In ‘ART’ivities
Join us in the studios every weekend for interactive art and nature-themed activities. Using unique materials and methods, visitors young and old can create an art project all their own!
Live Music: Bluegrass in the Herb Garden
Tap your feet, clap your hands, and sing-along as some of Nashville’s finest musicians bring bluegrass sounds to Cheekwood. Program in partnership with Bluegrass Nation.
Garden Tales Storytime
Join us for an exploration into the wide world of literature! Using songs, dance, and interactive reading, your favorite nature-themed books will spring to life.
Live Music: Piano in the Museum of Art
featuring Tennessee State University faculty & students
September 28 Birds of Prey Show
Demonstration and “Fly By” by S.O.A.R. (Save Our American Raptors)
11:00am & 1:00pm
Discover the South’s own birds of prey and explore their role in the natural world through music, video, and a live ‘fly by,’ as these creatures zoom over the audience. Part education and part environmental awareness, this exciting program will change the way you look at our local airborne hunters.
September 29 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Belmont University’s School of Music: Small Jazz Group
Cheekwood is honored to partner with Belmont’s School of Music for a second time to offer a fall concert series in the Museum’s intimate Drawing Room.
Special Lectures and Tours
September 28 Guided Tours
Guided Garden Tours
Every Saturday at 11:00am, September & October
Meet one of our knowledgeable guides at Visitor Services to take a guided tour of Cheekwood’s living exhibitions. It’s a great opportunity to lean more about our incredible gardens, and a fun way to discover something new about Cheekwood. Tours are free and no reservation is required.
September – Martin Boxwood Garden
October – Wills Perennial Garden
Guided Museum Tours
Tours are free and no reservations are required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.
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.
September 29 Guided Tours
Take a tour of our living exhibitions with Cheekwood’s knowledgeable guides, stopping to “dig deeper” and further explore the gardens.
Guided Museum Tour
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.