filter happenings:

Permanent Collection Galleries

February 26, 2021 – Ongoing

Cheekwood’s permanent collection galleries contain paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from 1875-1940.

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In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870-1940

March 13, 2021 – July 04, 2021

This exhibition provides a thought-provoking historical context for American Impressionism.

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Sean Kenney’s Nature POP! Made with LEGO® Bricks

May 01, 2021 – September 05, 2021

From acclaimed artist Sean Kenney and produced by Imagine Exhibitions, this exhibition features 38 sculptures made from more than 800,000 LEGO® Bricks.

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MINIMALISM

May 08, 2021 – August 29, 2021

MINIMALISM invites visitors to explore works on paper by American artists of the 1960s - 1970s in the wake of Abstract Expressionism.⁠

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En Plein Air

June 04, 2021 – September 05, 2021 9 AM - 5 PM

For the second year, Cheekwood will invite established Nashville painters to use our spring blooms as inspiration in the annual En Plein Air exhibition.

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The Sculpture of William Edmondson: Tombstones, Garden Ornaments, and Stonework

August 12, 2021 – October 31, 2021

The Sculpture of William Edmondson: Tombstones, Garden Ornaments, and Stone Work is the first large-scale museum examination of the artist’s career in over twenty years.

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2021 Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence Michael McMath

August 20, 2021 – October 17, 2021

Michael D. McMath works in Venetian plaster and encaustics, also known as the technique of painting with hot wax.

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INTERVENTIONS: Beth Katleman

September 18, 2021 – January 02, 2022

Beth Katleman, will install her whimsical and satirical work offering a creative temporary shift in perspective on the museum’s permanent collection.

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Symposium: William Edmondson in Context

September 24, 2021 – September 25, 2021

Cheekwood and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Vanderbilt University will hold a two-day scholarly symposium on the work and legacy of William Edmondson.

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Manhattan Memories: Soaring Towers and Park Visions of Jefferson Hayman and A.C. Webb

November 20, 2021 – February 13, 2022

Manhattan Memories: Soaring Towers and Park Visions of Jefferson Hayman and A.C. Webb explores how two artists, generations apart, are captivated by New York City.

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