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SCOUT DAY at Cheekwood
Registration has closed for the event.
Saturday, August 23
10:00am – 1:00pm

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to explore Cheekwood and visit our summer exhibitions, David Rogers’ Big Bugs and Andy Warhol’s Flowers!
Groups are welcome to picnic at Cheekwood during the day. Scout group admission is $5 per scout (or sibling, 17 and under) and $12 per adult. Payment is due upon arrival.

Activities for the day will include:
- Guided garden and bug tours (10:30am and 11:30am)
- Gallery talks in Andy Warhol’s Flowers (11:00am)
- Self-guided sculpture trail hikes (on-going)
- Hands-on art and garden activities (on-going)
- Self-guided activities: Botanical Bingo, Backpack Adventure and Howe Garden Activity Guide (on-going)

Questions, please email or call (615) 353-6973.



Museum and Garden Tours

Cheekwood offers guided and self-guided tours for groups of 12 or more. Visits must be scheduled two weeks in advance through the Education department to receive the group price of $5 per child and $12 per adult. We offer tours in the Museum of Art and gardens. Popular tours for groups include:

Discover Cheekwood
Learn about the history of Cheekwood and the art collection as you tour the Museum of Art.

Garden Adventure
Explore plants, animals, habitats and the environment as you enjoy a tour of the botanical garden.


Self-Guided Activities
Cheekwood offers a variety of self-guided activities for groups that can be picked up at Botanic Hall when you arrive. These activities include:


Backpack Adventure

Now your young adventurers can get more out of their visit with Cheekwood’s Backpack Adventure. Pick up a backpack when you visit, and inside you will find interactive and fun activities to use as you explore Cheekwood’s nature neighborhood! You can create a customized Color Garden, play the Cheekwood Challenge card game, and discover patterns in the Japanese Garden! Each pack is stuffed with enough supplies for up to three children. Check out a Backpack at Visitor Services in Botanic Hall to enhance your young visitor’s Cheekwood experience.

For more information or to schedule a tour, please call the Education department at 615-353-9827.

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