CHEEKWOOD IN BLOOM
March 26 - April 30, 2016
Every spring, Cheekwood becomes the Southeast's premier spot for celebrating the new season and enjoying the return of bold, vibrant color to the landscape. Sweeping views, large-scale colorful plantings, budding trees and special programming make Cheekwood a favorite destination for families, groups and nature lovers from across the region.
Family Studio Drop-In ‘ART’ivities
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Join us in the studios each weekend and create an interactive springtime-themed art project – open to all ages!
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy garden-themed activities on Saturdays in April in the Color Garden, from investigating bugs and making a fairy gardens to learning to care for trees and more. Open to green thumbs of all ages!
Live Music: Jazz in the Herb Garden
with the Nashville Jazz Workshop Ensemble
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Take a seat in the garden and enjoy the soothing sounds of our talented friends from Nashville Jazz Workshop.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy songs, dance and interactive reading as we bring your favorite nature-themed children's books to life in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden.
Live Music: Piano in the Museum Drawing Room
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Local pianist Gunther Knaup will create a beautiful soundtrack for the perfect Saturday stroll through the galleries and historic mansion.
Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music
We are honored to partner with Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music to host some of Nashville's finest musicians in the Museum of Art’s intimate Drawing Room.
Attention all readers and book lovers: Cheekwood has a special series of literary programs just for you! Join us in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden to listen as celebrated local authors share their stories, describe their processes and offer ‘behind-the-text’ accounts of their work.
Offered in partnership with Parnassus Books. Space is limited; first-come, first-seated.
EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Tours are free and no reservations are required.
Guided Arboretum Tour
A walk among Cheekwood’s magnificent dogwoods is one of
Nashville’s favorite spring rituals! Join one of our expert garden
guides to explore over 14 species and 23 cultivated varieties of
dogwoods as well as many other flowering trees.
House & History Tour
Learn about the early 20th Century design and construction of our
Mansion and grounds, and explore Cheekwood's place in the
American Country Place Estate Era.
Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition by
noted landscape artist Charles Brindley, Trees of Myth and Legend,
on view until April 19.