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CHEEKWOOD TO OPEN STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION, EVERY TREE TELLS A STORY

CHEEKWOOD TO OPEN STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION, EVERY TREE TELLS A STORY


NASHVILLE, TN, May 3, 2012 – Opening May 26 and on display in Cheekwood’s courtyard gallery through September 3, Every Tree Tells a Story, focuses on the irreplaceable trees and tree groupings, often associated with historically significant people and events that have shaped the development of communities and cultures. This exhibition comes to Cheekwood from the Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) in Washington, D.C. and features 25 images of 12 different sites in the US and Puerto Rico as captured by prize-winning and renowned photographers.

The traveling photography exhibition features sentinel and specimen trees, allées and boulevards, urban forests, formal and vernacular— horticultural features that surround us and are living reminders of our heritage. Like the arts, design, architecture, and man-made structures, trees serve as living reminders of our heritage; they recall our nation’s past and have the potential to bear witness to future generations. Learn more about each one of the features at www.tclf.org/EveryTree

About The Cultural Landscape Foundation
The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) provides people with the ability to see, understand, and value landscape architecture and its practitioners in the way many people have learned to do with buildings and their designers. TCLF broadens the support and understanding for cultural landscapes nationwide to help safeguard our priceless landscape heritage for future generations.

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