Experience the Music, Art and Cuisine of France
There’s no place more beautiful than Cheekwood in the spring. As more than 250,000 blooming bulbs spill from our gardens, creating a color experience you won’t forget.
Want to know what’s currently blooming in the gardens? We will be sharing #TulipTracker updates on our Facebook and Instagram stories!
Cabaret at Cheekwood
12 – 2 PM | Isaac Eicher Quartet
12 – 2 PM | Justyna Kelly
The Frist Learning Center Great Hall transforms into a French Cabaret for the opening weekend of Cheekwood in Bloom, featuring acoustic music on Saturday and a vocal trio on Sunday.
12 – 2 PM | Le Jardin de Bière
The Beer Garden transforms to Le Jardin de Biere to celebrate French music en plein air. French food and wines will be available to complete the après-midi parfait or perfect afternoon!
Acoustic quartet with French vocals
11 AM | Rebecca Frazier & Hit and Run
1 PM | Tim Gartland
Jazz guitar with quartet
Jerome Degey Trio
French guitarist and band
Quartet with French vocals
Jazz guitar with quartet
Jazz vocals with quartet
Legendary drummer with Jazz quartet
March 16 – 17 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Mansion & Museum | Included with Garden and Mansion Admission
Take a close look at the work of Edgar Degas and try your hand at drawing a figure using both sculpture and a live model for reference. All drawing materials will be provided.
Pop Up: Little Gourmand
April 13 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Frist Learning Center Great Hall
Guenievre Milliner, a Parisian native, moved to Nashville in 2014 and started The Little Gourmand. Come taste authentic French pastries and other delicacies available for purchase.
French Cheese 101*
April 13 | 10:30 AM – 12 PM
French cheese is so much more than brie! Learn about the many types of fromage and how to best enjoy them.
French Wines 101*
April 13 | 1 – 2:30 pm
France is arguably the wine world’s most important country, and home to famed regions such as Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. Under the guidance of a trained sommelier, taste a few of the best of what France has to offer.
* Additional registration and purchase required.
March – May | Tuesday – Saturday | 10 AM – 12 PM
TOTS! returns in 2024 with more fun for the little ones in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden. Beginning March 9, tots and their guardians can enjoy drop-in style hands-on activities and storytimes Tuesday through Saturday. Join a member of the garden staff for a crowd favorite, Turtle Talks, as they feed the turtles and answer questions about the Children’s Garden’s shelled residents. Each week’s theme is inspired by current exhibitions or seasonal festivals, encouraging exploration of art and the natural world.