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Restoring the Reflecting Pool

August 23, 2021

This July, Cheekwood kicked off an exciting undertaking to restore one of the estate’s most beloved original garden features within the seven-acre historic core.

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Q&A with Mike McMath

August 20, 2021

Learn more about our 2021 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence, Mike McMath.

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The Sculpture of William Edmondson: Tombstones, Garden Ornaments, and Stonework

August 11, 2021

William Edmondson was the most notable sculptor in Nashville during the 1930s and 40s, and today he remains one of the most important self-taught American artists of the twentieth century.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Arkendra Johnson

August 4, 2021

One of Cheekwood’s greatest assets is its outstanding volunteers. Learn about one of our most valuable volunteers, Arkendra, in our volunteer spotlight!

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Top Plant Picks August 2021

August 1, 2021

As summer continues, celebrate the season by taking a stroll through our gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for August.

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