Seasonal Workshops - Cheekwood
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Cheekwood offers hands-on art workshops for adults! Designed for the beginner, these workshops will give you a taste of a variety of art forms and crafting techniques, and inspire you to keep creating long after the class has ended.

These classes and workshops are for participants 18 years old and older only. Minors should not be brought into classrooms and other instructional areas.


Hands-On Workshops

Ode to Monet: Impressionist Painting

March 9 | 10 AM

Inspired by the exhibition “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle,” participants will explore the world of impressionist painting, from dappled light to textured brush strokes, and paint their own impressionist scene.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $70
Members: $56
Register

Printmaking: Hand-printed tea towels

March 9 | 1 PM

Join Turnip Green Creative Reuse to examine with a variety of everyday objects, and explore how their unique designs can be printed and turned into art! Participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to experiment printing with an array of materials, create a simple, hand-carved stamp, and print their own one-of-a-kind tea towels.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $65
Members: $52
Register

Embroidered Landscapes: Lavender Fields

March 16 | 10 AM

Lavender fields, with their perpendicular rows and many textures make for the perfect embroidery subject! After learning several basic embroidery stitches, participants will have the opportunity to stitch their own Parisian scene.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $65
Members: $52
Register

Henna Techniques

March 16 | 1 PM

Join local artist Nisha Chhetri to learn about the ins and outs of henna! Nisha will explain the cultural significance of henna designs, and how to apply henna on the skin. Each participant will receive a cone of henna, and will have the opportunity to practice the various techniques during class time.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $70
Members: $56
Register

Degas-Inspired Monoprinting

April 13 | 10 AM

Inspired by the exhibit, “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle,” participants in this workshop will explore the process of monoprinting, a type of printmaking, and create their own unique, layered work of art.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $80
Members: $64
Register

Stained Glass Suncatcher

April 13 | 1 PM

Learn the basics of stained-glass art with Nashville Glassworks! Participants will use the copper foil and soldering method created by Louis B. Tiffany to foil and solder together precut shapes and assemble to create a suncatcher for your home.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $80
Members: $64
Register

French-Inspired Floral Arrangements

April 20 | 10 AM

Ooh La La! Participants in this workshop will learn how to put together a simple yet elegant bouquet inspired by French design principles.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $80
Members: $64
Register

Stained Glass Suncatcher

April 20 | 1 PM

Learn the basics of stained-glass art! Participants will use the copper foil and soldering method created by Louis B. Tiffany to foil and solder together precut shapes to create a suncatcher for your home. All equipment and materials are included.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $80
Members: $64
Register

Nature Journaling: Creating with found objects.

May 11 | 10 AM

Inspired by the exhibit: Trolls: Save the Humans, participants will learn some basic book-binding skills and create a nature journal from found and recycled materials.

Location

FLC Art Studios
Not Yet Members: $65
Members: $52
Register


Cancellation Policy for All Series

Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] 72 hours prior to the program’s start date and time. The registration fee will be refunded less a ten percent processing charge.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. Cheekwood cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to illness or other personal situations.

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