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

August 11, 2021

William Edmondson was the most notable sculptor in Nashville during the 1930s and 40s, and today he remains one of the most important self-taught American artists of the twentieth century.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Scholastic Art at Cheekwood

February 3, 2021

Cheekwood has been hosting the Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Awards for 30 years, an exhibition and awards show that recognizes creative and talented teens in grades 7-12.

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Orchids 101

February 28, 2020

Have these cold winter months been keeping you down? We have created our own tropical paradise inside the Historic Mansion & Museum to beat the winter blues.

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Climb Aboard the Holiday LIGHTS Express!

December 16, 2019

Experience the railroad magic of holiday’s past with our special holiday exhibition, Holiday LIGHTS Express: Antique Toy Trains!

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An Adorable Collaboration That Will Make You Nostalgic

August 14, 2019

Find out the unique and highly collaborative story behind Hill Top Garden, one of the delightful spaces in Cheekwood’s Storybook Houses exhibit.

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All aboard! Next stop, “TRAINS!”

July 10, 2019

Our new and permanent addition to the summer exhibit, Storybook Houses, features a train depot playhouse and train tracks!

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The RADIANT “Charlotte’s Barn”

June 20, 2019

Come see the TERRIFIC barn playhouse, complete with farm animals, a life-sized spider web, and spiral slide!

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Come Rule the Forest with “We Are Wild”

June 10, 2019

With a name like “We Are Wild”, you can certainly picture a playground filled with adventure, exploration, and imagination.

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3 Ways to Enjoy “Oh, The Places You’ll Play”

June 6, 2019

Step into the story this summer at Cheekwood’s Storybook Houses!

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Press Release: Chihuly at Cheekwood

April 11, 2019

Chihuly at Cheekwood returns to commemorate Cheekwood's 60th year as a public institution and the reopening of the Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

July 9, 2018

Learn how you can implement Cracking Art's environmental messages into your daily life.

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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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26 Years of Scholastic Art Excellence

January 21, 2017

For the 26th consecutive year, Cheekwood is proud to host the regional competition and exhibition for Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Awards, recognizing art achievements by students in grad

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