Events for March 29 - 31, 2013Open: Sunday 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ExhibitionsMarch 31 - August 25 Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection
February 14 - August 25 Affectionately Yours: American Miniature Portraits and the Stories They Tell
March 20 - April 30 Cheekwood in Bloom
Cheekwood is the best place in Nashville to experience one of nature’s most dramatic and exciting performances—the arrival of spring! We’ll welcome the new season during Cheekwood in Bloom, with 55,000 stunning tulips of every hue bursting from our gardens. We’ll also feature 60 varieties of daffodils, dogwoods, classic magnolias, vibrant iris, stunning viburnums and so much more. With a full calendar of special spring activities, gardening demonstrations and musical experiences, your perfect spring day is here at Cheekwood—don’t miss it!
March 30 Live Music: Steinway Piano Society Members in the Museum of Art
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Steinway Piano Society Members will share their talents on Saturdays this spring!
March 30 Live Music: Nashville Jazz Workshop Ensembles in the Herb Garden
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Join us for special live performances by Nashville Jazz Workshop Ensembles in the Garden.
March 30 Guided Museum Tour
Tours are free and no reservations are required. All tours begin in the Museum foyer.
11:00 AM – Collection & Exhibition Tour
Explore our galleries with Cheekwood’s knowledgeable docents to learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition, Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection.
1:00 PM – House & History Tour
Cheekwood is one of the nation’s finest examples of a Country Place Estate.
Join one of Cheekwood’s expert docents to discover the history of the Cheek family, learn of the design and construction of the mansion and grounds, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the country estate era.
March 30 Garden Tales
Using songs, dance, and interactive reading, storyteller Rachel Sumner will bring nature-themed children’s books to life in one of Nashville’s most beautiful spots, the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden. Weather permitting.
March 30 Guided Garden Tour: Howe Garden
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Take a tour of our living exhibitions with Cheekwood’s knowledgeable guides, stopping to “dig deeper” and further explore Cheekwood’s amazing gardens. Tours are free and no reservation is required. Garden tours begin at the Visitor Center.
March 30 Family Studio Drop-In ‘ART’ivities
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join us every Saturday this spring to create spring-themed art projects – get creative, get inspired, and have a great time! Workshops are open to all ages.
March 30 SPRING ART HOP
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Egg hunts with 20,000 candy-filled eggs, musicians, entertainment, crafts, and more… this is how we ring in the spring at Cheekwood! Now in its 21st year, Spring Art Hop has become a treasured annual tradition for Nashville’s families. Click here for the full schedule.
March 31 Drawing Room Concert Series featuring Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music: Gayle Shay, mezzo soprano, and Jennifer McGuire, piano
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Don’t miss the spring edition of our Sunday Concert Series in the Museum’s intimate Drawing Room, featuring talented musicians from Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music.
March 31 Guided Museum Tour
1:00 PM - House and History: Cheekwood as a Country Place Estate
Enjoy a guided tour with Cheekwood’s knowledgeable docents.
Tours are free and no reservation is required. Meet in the Museum Foyer.
March 31 Guided Greenhouse Tour
Join our expert garden staff for an informative, behind-the-scenes tour of our Production Greenhouses. Come early-- space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Greenhouse tours begin in the Courtyard of the Frist Learning Center. Please wear appropriate footwear.