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Events for March 21 - 23, 2014

Open: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibitions

Ongoing TRAINS!
March 22 - May 25 Japanese Woodblock Prints: Selections from The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection
March 22 - June 29 Patrick Dougherty: Stickwork Photographs
Through March 31, 2015 Patrick Dougherty: Little Bitty Pretty One
March 22 - May 25 Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art

Garden Shows and Lectures

March 22 - March 23 Southeast Regional Daffodil Show

March 22 – 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
March 23 – 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

For more information please contact: daffodiltn.org or Becky Fox Matthews at becky@lostfrogs.com. 
Sponsored by the Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society.

Public Programs

March 21 - April 30 Cheekwood in Bloom

This year’s spring blooms will deliver a massive dose of one of spring’s classics: the bright, crisp lines of over 100,000 tulips in our gardens. Celebrate spring at Cheekwood for a bright view sure to lift any winter fog!  Click here for weekly activities.

March 22 Modern Twist: Family Day

OPENING DAY SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:
Artist Demonstration: Bamboo Weaving with Ueno Masao
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Drop-in Origami Making with theNashville Origami Club
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cultural Crafts in the Studios
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Japanese Tea Ceremony Viewing
11:00 am, 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm

Ikebana Flower Arranging Demonstration
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Japanese Garden Guided Tour
1:30 pm

March 22 Cheekwood in Bloom: SATURDAY ACTIVITIES

Family Studio Drop-In ‘ART’ivities
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us in the studios each weekend and create an interactive, springtime-themed art project – open to all ages!

Live Music: Jazz in the Herb Garden
Nashville Jazz Workshop Ensemble

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Take a seat in the garden and enjoy the soothing sounds of our talented friends from Nashville Jazz Workshop.

Garden Tales
10:30 am & 11:00 am
Join us for an exploration into the wide world of literature! Using songs, dance, and interactive reading, your favorite nature-themed books will spring to life in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden.

Live Music: Piano in the Museum Drawing Room
Steinway Piano Society of Nashville
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Steinway members provide pleasant piano music as you stroll through the art galleries and explore the beautiful historic mansion.

March 23 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music: John Johns, guitar
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Listen to some of Nashville’s finest musicians as they fill the intimate Drawing Room with sweet sound. 

Special Lectures and Tours

March 22 Guided Garden Tour

1:30 PM
Meet one of our knowledgeable guides at Visitor Services to take a guided tour of Cheekwood’s living exhibitions. Tours are free and no reservation is required.

March 22 Guided Museum Tours

12:30 pm - House & History Tour
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era.

1:30 pm
- Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition.

Tours are free and no reservations are required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.

March 22 Artist Demonstration: Ueno Masao, Featured Artist in Modern Twist
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Watch as master bamboo artist Ueno Masao creates a custom sculpture from start to finish in the Frist Learning Center Courtyard.

March 23 Guided Garden Tour

1:30 PM
Meet one of our knowledgeable guides at Visitor Services to take a guided tour of Cheekwood’s living exhibitions. Tours are free and no reservation is required.

March 23 Gallery Talk: Ueno Masao, Featured Artist in Modern Twist

1:00 PM
Don’t miss this unique, engaging opportunity to hear from our visiting artist as he discusses his artistic process, use of bamboo, and expansive career.

March 23 Guided Museum Tour

12:30 pm - House & History Tour
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era.

1:30 pm
- Collection & Exhibition Tour
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition.

Tours are free and no reservations are required. All tours begin in the Museum Foyer.

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