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Top Plant Picks December 2021

November 30, 2021

There are still plenty of beautiful plants that stand out during winter! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for December.

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide

November 18, 2021

We have several one-of-a-kind items to choose from in our Mansion Gift Shop, Garden Gift Shop, and Holiday Marketplace. Check out our favorite gifts from the 2021 holiday season!

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Top Plant Picks November 2021

November 1, 2021

Fall is the perfect time to check out all the color in the gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for November.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joel Avila

October 26, 2021

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

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Top Plant Picks October 2021

October 1, 2021

There's so much more than mums to see during Cheekwood Harvest! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for October.

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National Coffee Day

September 29, 2021

September 29 is National Coffee Day! Learn about the legacy of coffee at Cheekwood and how it is reflected in the Museum’s collection.

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Scarecrows at Cheekwood

September 24, 2021

For over ten years we have invited the community to get in on the fun of Cheekwood Harvest by assembling a group to design their own custom scarecrows.

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2021 Haiku Contest Winners

September 22, 2021

Congratulations to the winners of our 2021 Haiku Contest!

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Top Plant Picks September 2021

September 7, 2021

As the autumn season sets in, our gardens become a canvas for fall florals. From cardinal flowers to the ever-popular chrysanthemums that steal the show, there's so much to see in our garden

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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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Member Spotlight: Lillian Gilmer

July 26, 2021

In this Member Spotlight, we chat with a long-time Member Lillian Gilmer about some of her favorite experiences visiting Cheekwood over the years.

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Wedding Trends for 2021

July 20, 2021

We asked Director of Events, Jenny Morris, to share with us 2021 wedding trends seen at Cheekwood.

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Do it for the ‘Gram – 6 Photo Ops You Can Only Get at Cheekwood

July 6, 2021

Our Digital Marketing Manager, Brandy Ferguson, highlights the most Instagram worthy spots at Cheekwood.

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Top Plant Picks July 2021

July 5, 2021

Enjoy the summer by taking a stroll through our gardens! Cheekwood’s Plant Collections Manager, Shanna Jones, shares her top plant picks for July.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dobrila and Mirko Pintar

June 21, 2021

One of Cheekwood’s greatest assets is its outstanding volunteers. Learn about two of our most valuable volunteers, Dobrila and Mirko Pintar, in our volunteer spotlight!

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Thirsty Third Thursdays Special Summer Cocktail

June 14, 2021

Learn how to make one of our featured cocktails from our first Thirsty Third Thursday on June 17th!

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