ExHibitions - Current
Scholastic Art Competition and Exhibition
January 31 - April 19
For the 24th consecutive year, Cheekwood is proud to partner with the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers to host the Scholastic Art Awards, one of the oldest and most prestigious student art competitions in the country. Creative, imaginative and talented teens from across Middle Tennessee are invited to submit works of art in a variety of categories. More ...
Patrick Dougherty: Little Bitty Pretty One
March 22 2014 - March 31
Cheekwood is thrilled to welcome North Carolina native Patrick Dougherty to Nashville as our 3rd Annual Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence. Dougherty is known for his giant, tangled works, described by The New York Times as “startling (and delightful) … woolly lairs and wild follies, gigantic snares, nests and cocoons.” Over the last two decades, Dougherty has installed over 200 projects in many public and private places including museums, botanic gardens, college campuses, and private residencies. His sculpture at Cheekwood, Little Bitty Pretty One, is inspired by an English Oast house. More ...
September 22 2012 - ongoing
Winter Train Operating Hours:
9:30 am - 3:00 pm (Weather-Dependant)
Train lovers, young conductors and engineers of all ages, let’s hear it for the Trains! The exhibit features two amazing outdoor trains on three separate tracks, with so many wonderful details to explore, you’re sure to find something new every time you visit.