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Lunch and Lecture

3rd Thursday of every month, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Botanic Hall / Potter Meeting Room
$18 members / $30 non-members (includes lunch)


*NEW* LUNCH OPTIONS:
Club Croissant with pesto mayonnaise, smoked turkey, sugar cured ham, bacon, lacy Swiss, Vermont sharp cheddar, fresh mixed greens and tomatoes on a fresh croissant served with house made chips

Pineapple Minis: Chicken salad and pimento cheese on yeast rolls topped with lettuce and tomato served with house made chips

Cheekwood Sampler: Chicken salad, cranberry salad, fruit salad with poppy seed dressing and fresh made lemon blueberry bread

Soup & Sandwich Combo: ½ Chicken salad sandwich with cranberry salad and a cup of Italian tomato soup

Southern Fried Chicken Salad: Fresh greens, tomatoes, red onions, shredded cheese, cucumber and topped with fried chicken and served with Ranch dressing

Trail Mix Salad: Fresh greens tossed with Cheekwood’s special trail mix, dried cranberries, blue cheese, strawberries and red onion tossed in our own Balsamic vinaigrette

Drink Options include Fruit Tea or Water

*Lunches prepared as described above; no substitutions allowed.

After lunch, stay for an interesting, interactive, and educational program on exhibit-related or seasonal topics.  What a great way to spend your lunch hour! 
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Registration closes the Tuesday before the program at 12:00 pm.

Jaume Plensa: The Subtle and Tenacious
Local Roots of the Global Artist
Thursday, September 17
Speaker: Dr. Andres Zamora, Associate Professor of Spanish at Vanderbilt University
There are very few contemporary artists with the universal dimension, both in terms of inspiration and visibility, of Jaume Plensa. His work transcends political and cultural borders achieving a transnational quality perfectly attune to an ever more global world. However, underneath Plensa’s universality, and perhaps as an ironic cause of that condition, it is possible to find local substrata of Catalan, Spanish and Mediterranean layers which understatedly, but vigorously, manifest themselves in surprising and significant ways.


Cheekwood: Looking Forward to Our Past

Thursday, October 15

In 1959 when Cheekwood officially opened to the public, the Fine Art Center, created for the purpose of exhibiting work of art and education visitors, operated in what was the former home of the Cheek family. The thirty-year-old historically-inspired structure, was, itself, not yet considered historic. Now, almost a century later, Cheekwood has taken important first steps toward the restoration of its historic origins through the research of the building, furnishings, and the era in which it Cheekwood was created. Leslie B. Jones, Curator of Decorative Arts and Historic Interpretation, will outline the step-by-step process of and proposed outcome for Cheekwood’s restored interiors.
 

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