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Events for October 7 - 14, 2012

Open: Sunday 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cheekwood is closed on Mondays including Memorial Day & Labor Day

Exhibitions

March 31 2012 - August 25, 2013 Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection
September 22 - October 31 Scarecrows
Ongoing TRAINS!

Courtyard Gallery

October 6 - October 31 PERSPECTRUM: Cheekwood + 219 5th Avenue

Tuesdays for Tots

October 9 BLUEgrass in the Garden

Today we focus on another art form that directly inspires visual art…MUSIC! Stop by the studio to create your own melodic masterpiece. Join us every Saturday, September 22nd - October 20th, for live bluegrass in the Herb Garden during Cheekwood Harvest!

Special Events

October 13 Live Music: Bluegrass in the Herb Garden

10am-1pm, Herb Garden
Tap your feet, clap your hands, and sing-along as some of Nashville’s finest musicians and instrumentalists bring bluegrass sounds to Cheekwood.

October 13 Family Studio Drop-In ‘ART’ivities

10am-2pm, Frist Learning Center Studios
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!

October 13 TACA Day – Craft and hands-on demonstrations

11am-1pm, Frist Learning Center Courtyard
Watch as master artists and craftsmen from the Tennessee Association of Craft Artists demonstrate how to transform items like stone, wood, and clay into beautiful, functional pieces of art. Stay to see them exercise their carving skills with pumpkins!

October 13 Live Music: Blair Student Musicians in the Museum of Art

11am-1pm, Museum of Art Drawing Room
Enjoy the sounds of talented student musicians from Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music as you view the art and exhibitions throughout the Museum.

Special Lectures and Tours

October 7 Museum Guided Tour

1:00pm, Meets in the Museum Lobby
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 Cheekwood’s expert docents to discover the history of the Cheek family, learn of the design and construction of the mansion and grounds, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the country estate era.

October 7 Guided Garden Tour

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Take a tour of our living exhibitions with Cheekwood's knowledgable guides, stopping to "dig deeper" and further explore Cheekwood's amazing gardens.  
Tours are free and no reservation is required.  Garden Tours meet at Botanic Hall.

October 7 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Belmont’s School of Music

2:00pm, Museum of Art Drawing Room
Cheekwood is honored to partner with Belmont’s School of Music to offer a fall concert series in the Museum’s intimate Drawing Room. Enjoy live music by some of Nashville’s most talented musicians. All concerts take place from 2:00 to 3:00pm.
Sunday, October 7: String Orchestra
Sunday, October 14: Woods Piano Scholars
Sunday, October 21: Classical and Jazz String Quartets
Sunday, October 28: Brass and Flute Ensembles

October 13 Guided Garden Tour

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Take a tour of our living exhibitions with Cheekwood's knowledgable guides, stopping to "dig deeper" and further explore Cheekwood's amazing gardens.  
Tours are free and no reservation is required.  Garden Tours meet at Botanic Hall.

October 13 Museum Guided Tour

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Explore the exhibition on a guided tour with Cheekwood’s knowledgeable docents.
Tours are free and no reservation is required.  Meet in the Museum Foyer.

October 14 Museum Guided Tour

1:00pm, Meets in the Museum Lobby
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 Cheekwood’s expert docents to discover the history of the Cheek family, learn of the design and construction of the mansion and grounds, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the country estate era.

October 14 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Belmont’s School of Music

2:00pm, Museum of Art Drawing Room
Cheekwood is honored to partner with Belmont’s School of Music to offer a fall concert series in the Museum’s intimate Drawing Room. Enjoy live music by some of Nashville’s most talented musicians. All concerts take place from 2:00 to 3:00pm.
Sunday, October 14: Woods Piano Scholars
Sunday, October 21: Classical and Jazz String Quartets
Sunday, October 28: Brass and Flute Ensembles

October 14 Guided Garden Tour

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Take a tour of our living exhibitions with Cheekwood's knowledgable guides, stopping to "dig deeper" and further explore Cheekwood's amazing gardens.  
Tours are free and no reservation is required.  Garden Tours meet at Botanic Hall.

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