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May 12, 2018

May is National Preservation Month! Learn about all of the historic preservation initiatives in the works at Cheekwood.

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May Featured Plants

May 2, 2018

Spring has sprung in Nashville, and it is a gorgeous time of year to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. See our garden team's must-sees in the garden this month.

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Frist Learning Center Renovation

April 24, 2018

Renovation of The Frist Learning Center began before the holiday season, and it has been a fascinating journey. Read more about our progress on this exciting project.

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Tennessee Dogwood Day

April 17, 2018

The Carrell Dogwood Garden at Cheekwood is the centerpiece of our Nationally Certified Cornus Collection.

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Spring Member Appreciation Day

April 10, 2018

On Monday, April 9, we hosted our biannual Member Appreciation Day. We caught up with a few Cheekwood members to ask them what they loved most about their membership.

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April Featured Plants

April 1, 2018

April is a gorgeous time of  year to spend in the gardens. Walk the gardens, and see if you can identify this month's featured plants.

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The Threat of Emerald Ash Borer

March 21, 2018

Emerald ash borer (EAB), is an exotic beetle that poses a severe threat to native ash trees.

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March Featured Plants

March 11, 2018

Spring has sprung at Cheekwood, with thousands of blooming bulbs, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the gardens this month.

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Five Women Artists

March 1, 2018

Cheekwood is thrilled to partner with the National Museum of Women in the Arts to showcase Five Women Artists.

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Arts Advocacy Day

February 28, 2018

Arts Advocacy Day in Tennessee is an important opportunity to show your support of the arts and arts education.

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250k Tree Day

February 14, 2018

On February 24 2018, we will plant 250,000 native tree seedlings across Tennessee.

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2018 Exhibition Schedule

February 6, 2018

Featuring two large-scale outdoor presentations, Cheekwood’s exhibition lineup complements the garden’s seasonal programming and is designed to appeal to guests of all ages.

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27th Annual 2018 Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Competition Winners

January 14, 2018

We are happy to welcome Gina Wouters as our new Vice President of Museum Affairs and Chief Curator.

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January Featured Plants

January 7, 2018

It may be January, but there is much to see in the gardens this time of year! Read this month's featured plants.

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Cheekwood Names Gina Wouters New VP of Museum Affairs/Chief Curator

January 3, 2018

We are happy to welcome Gina Wouters as our new Vice President of Museum Affairs and Chief Curator.

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December Featured Plants

December 7, 2017

The weather may be cooling down, but there are plenty of things to see in our gardens this time of year.

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10 Fun Facts About Our Resident Reindeer

December 1, 2017

Our resident reindeer, Jolly and Joy, have made Cheekwood their home for the holidays. Here 10 things you may not have known about the animals.

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Frist Learning Center Renovation

November 15, 2017

Cheekwood’s momentum continues with this month’s much-anticipated renovation of the Frist Learning Center.

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What’s in Bloom in November

November 2, 2017

November is a beautiful time of year to stroll the grounds at Cheekwood. Take a look at what's in store for you in the gardens this month.

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Visions from Above: The Enduring Legacy of William Edmondson

October 18, 2017

On the 80th anniversary of William Edmondson’s solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Cheekwood celebrates the legacy of one of Nashville’s most beloved artists.

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