Bryant Fleming Day

October 07, 2017   |   8:00am - 5:00pm

History of the Cheekwood Mansion

Bryant Fleming Day

Learn about Bryant Fleming, the landscape architect who brought the Cheeks’ vision of a grand home to life as well as the iconic Allèe at the entrance to Percy Warner Park, in this partner event with Friends of Warner Parks. A morning hike through the park to Cheekwood, a lecture and panel discussion, and educational activities will introduce guests to Fleming, the man who designed Cheekwood, inside and out.

Cheekwood is reclaiming its heritage as a Bryant Fleming Estate. Saturday, October 7, 2017 has been declared “Bryant Fleming Day” in his memory.

Free admission for all Friends of Warner Parks.

Schedule of Events

8:00 am: Hike through Percy Warner Park to Cheekwood. (registration required)

10:00 am: Docent-led tour of Estates of Elegance: Bryant Fleming and the American Country Place Era exhibition

11:00 am: Docent-led tour of Cheekwood grounds highlighting Fleming’s designs.

12:00 pm: Perspectives on Bryant Fleming and the American Country Place Era: A Conversation with the Experts. Learn about Bryant Fleming, his background, his influences, and his architectural and landscape designs from architects, designers, and the exhibition curator.

2:00 pm: Docent-led tour of Estates of Elegance: Bryant Fleming and the American Country Place Era exhibition

3:00 pm: Docent-led tour of Cheekwood grounds highlighting Fleming’s designs.

 
Learn more about Bryant Fleming

 

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