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Events for April 13 - 20, 2014

Open: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cheekwood is closed on Mondays including Memorial Day & Labor Day

Exhibitions

Ongoing TRAINS!
March 22 - May 25 Japanese Woodblock Prints: Selections from The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection
March 22 - June 29 Patrick Dougherty: Stickwork Photographs
Through March 31, 2015 Patrick Dougherty: Little Bitty Pretty One
March 22 - May 25 Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art

Tuesdays for Tots

April 15 EGGcellent Artwork

In honor of Cheekwood’s 22nd annual Spring Art Hop this Saturday, we will be creating our own EGGcellent art project!

Lunch and Lecture

April 17 Bulb Bonanza

Cheekwood Garden staff planted 100,000 tulips last fall, ensuring that we will have a stunning display this spring. But beyond the tulips and daffodils which most people think of, lies an amazing world of bulbs and bulb-like plants just waiting to enhance your garden. Patrick Larkin, Cheekwood’s Senior Vice President for Gardens & Facilities, will share with you why he is so enthusiastic about this versatile plant group.  Click here to purchase tickets.

Public Programs

March 21 - April 30 Cheekwood in Bloom

This year’s spring blooms will deliver a massive dose of one of spring’s classics: the bright, crisp lines of over 100,000 tulips in our gardens. Celebrate spring at Cheekwood for a bright view sure to lift any winter fog!  Click here for weekly activities.

April 13 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music: Student Chamber Musicians
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Listen to some of Nashville’s finest musicians as they fill the intimate Drawing Room with sweet sound. 

April 19 Cheekwood in Bloom: SATURDAY ACTIVITIES

Family Studio Drop-In ‘ART’ivities
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us in the studios each weekend and create an interactive, springtime-themed art project – open to all ages!

Live Music: Jazz in the Herb Garden
Nashville Jazz Workshop Ensemble

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Take a seat in the garden and enjoy the soothing sounds of our talented friends from Nashville Jazz Workshop.

Garden Tales
10:30 am & 11:00 am
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 in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden.

Live Music: Piano in the Museum Drawing Room
Steinway Piano Society of Nashville
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Steinway members provide pleasant piano music as you stroll through the art galleries and explore the beautiful historic mansion.

April 20 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music: Jared Hauser, oboe

Listen to some of Nashville’s finest musicians as they fill the intimate Drawing Room with sweet sound. 

Special Lectures and Tours

April 13 Guided Garden Tour

1:30 PM
Meet one of our knowledgeable guides at Visitor Services to take a guided tour of Cheekwood’s living exhibitions. Tours are free and no reservation is required.

April 13 Guided Museum Tours

12:30 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.

1:30 pm
- Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition.

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

April 19 Guided Museum Tours

12:30 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.

1:30 pm
- Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition.

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

April 19 Guided Garden Tour

1:30 PM
Meet one of our knowledgeable guides at Visitor Services to take a guided tour of Cheekwood’s living exhibitions. Tours are free and no reservation is required.

April 20 Guided Museum Tours

12:30 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.

1:30 pm
- Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition.

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

April 20 Guided Garden Tour

1:30 PM
Meet one of our knowledgeable guides at Visitor Services to take a guided tour of Cheekwood’s living exhibitions. Tours are free and no reservation is required.

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