filter happenings:

SOLD OUT – Orchid Terrariums Workshop

February 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Curb the winter blues by creating your own tropical oasis in a jar using a variety of exotic miniature orchids and mosses.

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Opening the Cheekwood Archives

February 29, 2020 11:00 AM

Join Cheekwood for a panel discussion featuring renowned historians and researchers as they share little-known facts about Nashville and its inhabitants during the period.

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Orchids in the Mansion

January 31, 2020 – March 01, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Explore how the Cheek family likely brought nature indoors and decorated their home during Orchids in the Mansion.

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Nashville Rose Society Public Lecture

March 01, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jason Powell will discuss great varieties of antique roses for the garden, how to incorporate them into today’s landscapes as well as maintenance techniques for growing healthy plants.

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SOLD OUT – Spring Wreaths Workshop

March 07, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Design your own spring wreath with the help of Cheekwood’s gardeners, Shannon Pruitt and Ginny Steadman.

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Introduction to Plein Air Painting Workshop

March 07, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Interested in painting en plein air but don’t know how to start? The Chestnut Group will guide you through the basics!

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Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden Grand Opening

March 07, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for the Grand Opening of the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden on March 7, 2020! Come out for family activities, storytime and music in this grand opening event!

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Succulent Centerpieces Workshop

March 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Emily Daniel, owner of Basil & Bergamot, for guided instruction in creating a colorful and textured centerpiece using a variety of succulents and moss.

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Paint & Sip: Beer and Botanical Art Workshop

March 14, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a botanical inspired paint and sip class!

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2020 Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Awards

January 31, 2020 – March 15, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Middle TN Scholastic Art Awards is one of the most prestigious student art competitions in the country. This year, Cheekwood will celebrate its 29th year as a regional affiliate.

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Spring Break One-Day Camps

March 16, 2020 – March 20, 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Treat your child to art and garden adventures during our Spring Break One-Day Camps. Choose from options like nature and clay camps!

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Spring Wearables Workshop

March 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jump start prom and wedding season by learning how to create beautiful floral wear for your events!

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Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing and Hand Building Workshop

March 21, 2020 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Get your hands dirty as you dive into the world of clay!

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Shōmu-en, Blevins Japanese Garden Grand Reopening

March 28, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for the Grand Reopening of Shōmu-en, Blevins Japanese Garden on March 28, 2020!

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Exploring Ikebana Workshop

March 28, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging that emphasizes respect and gratitude for nature.

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Shibori Indigo Dyeing Workshop

March 28, 2020 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Discover the power of natural indigo dye with Kelly Savoca, owner of Cotton & Moss!

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2020 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence Hiroshi Sato

January 31, 2020 – March 29, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cheekwood welcomes Hiroshi Sato as its 2020 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence.

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Daffodil Show

March 28, 2020 – March 29, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join the Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society for the 60th Annual Middle Tennessee Daffodil Show at Cheekwood March 28-29, 2020. 

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Native Plant Sale

April 04, 2020 9:00 AM

From spring blooming wildflowers to vines, you are sure to find the perfect plants for your garden!

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Drop Everything and Read Day

April 04, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Stroll along a story time trail of authors reading their works in four gardens plus a scavenger hunt, book drive, and family activities!

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Cheekwood in Bloom

March 07, 2020 – April 05, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

There’s no place more beautiful than Cheekwood in the spring as more than 150,000 blooming bulbs spill from our gardens creating a color experience you won’t forget.

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Mindfulness and Meditation

March 08, 2020 – April 05, 2020 9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

Welcome the beginning of spring with guided meditation classes focused on renewal and growth.

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Beginner Yoga

March 08, 2020 – April 05, 2020 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Learn the basics of yoga while enjoying the beauty of nature around you!

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Intermediate Yoga

March 08, 2020 – April 05, 2020 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM

Develop a deeper mind and body connection as you refine and flow through basic postures.

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Spring Art Hop

April 10, 2020 – April 11, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A favorite tradition in Nashville, the 28th Annual Spring Art Hop is packed full of activities and excitement for families and kids of all ages.

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Community Flower Show

April 17, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mark your calendar for the Bi-Annual Community Flower Show sponsored by the Horticultural Society of Middle Tennessee.

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Dogs and Dogwoods

April 18, 2020 – April 19, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Treat your four legged friend to a stroll through the Carell Dogwood Garden during the height of spring and take advantage of some gorgeous pet photo opps, the beer garden, and more!

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Ann & Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail Grand Reopening

April 25, 2020 9:00 AM

Join us for the Grand Reopening of Ann & Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail on International Sculpture Day!

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Summer Camp

June 01, 2020 – July 31, 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Nashville’s favorite Summer Camp is back! Kids ages 4-15 can come explore our gardens, make masterpieces and more.

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Chihuly at Cheekwood

April 25, 2020 – November 01, 2020 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Opening April 25, 2020, Chihuly at Cheekwood will feature artwork in both indoor and outdoor settings, including two new works which are being designed specifically for the exhibition.

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Chihuly Nights

April 25, 2020 – November 01, 2020 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

See the stunning works of Dale Chihuly at night during Chihuly Nights!

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Tots! Now Tuesday through Saturday

March 07, 2020 – December 31, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Art and garden adventures abound as toddlers take over Cheekwood!

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