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Events for November 11 - 18, 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
Ongoing TRAINS!

Tuesdays for Tots

November 13 Playful Patterns

Hunt for patterns all over Cheekwood’s grounds and in the Museum of Art. Then, enjoy creating your own playful patterns and cool textures!

Lunch and Lecture

November 15

12:00 - 1:00 pm
$15 members/ $25 non-members (includes lunch)
Call 615-353-9827 to register and order a boxed lunch

The photographs included in Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection not only allow us an opportunity to examine issues of style and content, but raise questions of the history and philosophy of photography in general. To understand what makes photography distinct, it must be considered in the context of other artistic media. Dr. Leonard Folgarait, Professor of History of Art at Vanderbilt University, will use images from the exhibition to discuss 20th century photography and explore its particular and peculiar power to fascinate us. Dr. Folgarait will also concentrate on the question of how personalities can be captured in flat, black and white images.

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