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Andy Warhol’s Flowers

June 14 - September 7

Andy Warhol began working on silkscreen paintings of flowers fifty years ago, and they became the only subject that he revisited throughout his entire career and in almost every medium. Take this rare opportunity to experience Warhol’s artificial flower images in the floral abundance of our very real summer garden.  More ...


David Rogers’ Big Bugs

May 23 - August 31

Summer 2014 will be Cheekwood’s wonderful summer of bugs! This exhibition will feature giant ants, a massive praying mantis, an enormous dragonfly along with many more predators and critters thanks to David Rogers’ Big Bugs installation. Explore 10 enormous insect sculptures created from fallen or found wood, cut saplings, twigs, raw branches, twine, bark, and other natural materials.


Photo by Elise Inman

Patrick Dougherty: Little Bitty Pretty One

March 22 2014 - March 31 2015

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 ...


TRAINS!

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.
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