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Cheekwood Estate and Gardens - TN

Cheekwood is a 55-acre American Country Place Era estate in Nashville, Tennessee. Built in 1929 by the Cheek family who amassed their fortune through the Maxwell House Coffee business, the estate was gifted and opened as a public institution in 1960. Today, it features 12 distinct gardens, a woodland sculpture trail, an 8,000-piece permanent art collection, and Georgian-style Mansion with historically furnished rooms and galleries. Over 225,000 visitors come to Cheekwood annually for year-round seasonal festivals, world-class art exhibitions, breathtaking gardens, and educational and public programs for all ages. A member of the American Public Gardens Association, Cheekwood is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its mission is to preserve Cheekwood as an historical landmark where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit. Cheekwood is located at 1200 Forrest Park Drive, 8 miles west of downtown Nashville. Daily hours of operation: Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For further information, call 615.356.8000 or visit cheekwood.org.
1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville , TN , 37205
Phone: (615) 356-8000
36° 5' 14.8164" N, 86° 52' 28.5672" W

Location:

502 SE Broad St
Murfreesboro, TN, 37130
United States

Phone:

(615) 890-2300

Organization:

Location:

705 Caldwell Drive
Goodlettsville, TN, 37072
United States

Phone:

6158593678

Camp Mansker

Dates: 
07/20/2020
07/21/2020
07/22/2020
Time: 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

1100 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

615-862-8470

Fort Negley Fossil Finders

Dates: 
02/08/2020
03/14/2020
04/11/2020
Time: 
10 AM - 12 PM

Organization:

92Q - Nashville, TN

Location:

10 Music Cir E
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

(615) 321-1067

Nashville MLK Day 2020 - 92Q - Nashville, TN

Dates: 
01/20/2020
Time: 
8:30 AM – 1 PM

Organization:

Location:

1000 Rosa Parks Blvd. (at Jefferson St.)
Nashville, TN, 37208
United States

Phone:

(615) 741-2692

Storytime in the Children’s Gallery at the TN State Museum

Dates: 
01/23/2020
01/25/2020
01/30/2020
Time: 
10:30 - 11 am

Organization:

Vanderbilt University

Location:

2101 W End Ave
Nashville, TN, 37240
United States

Phone:

(615) 322-0605

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Series

Dates: 
01/20/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

1000 Rosa Parks Blvd. (at Jefferson St.)
Nashville, TN, 37208
United States

Phone:

(615) 741-2692

TN State Museum Highlights Tour

Dates: 
01/21/2020
01/22/2020
01/23/2020
Time: 
2 - 2:45

Location:

Charlotte Avenue between 6th and 7th Avenues
Nashville, TN, 37243
United States

Phone:

(615) 741-0830

Tour the Tennessee State Capitol!

Dates: 
01/20/2020
01/21/2020
01/22/2020
Time: 
varies, see below

Organization:

Location:

705 Caldwell Drive
Goodlettsville, TN, 37072
United States

Phone:

6158593678

Way Back Wednesdays: Fleece & Felt

Dates: 
06/17/2020
Time: 
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Organization:

Location:

705 Caldwell Drive
Goodlettsville, TN, 37072
United States

Phone:

6158593678

Way Back Wednesdays: Paint Day

Dates: 
06/10/2020
Time: 
10:00 am - 11:30 am