Cheekwood Estate and Gardens- TN | Kids Out and About Nashville

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.
Open hours: 
Sunday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Weekly toddler classes as well as nature/art classes and activities for kids and families.

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

The Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Exhibition

Dates: 
02/22/2019
02/23/2019
02/24/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Derived from the Decorative: Works by Faig Ahmed, Beth Lipman and Bouke de Vries

Dates: 
02/22/2019
02/23/2019
02/24/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Orchids in the Mansion

Dates: 
02/22/2019
02/23/2019
02/24/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

615-353-9827

Tuesdays for Tots

Dates: 
02/26/2019
03/05/2019
03/12/2019
Time: 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Cheekwood in Bloom

Dates: 
03/09/2019
03/10/2019
03/11/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Spring Break One-Day Camps

Dates: 
03/13/2019
03/14/2019
03/15/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebration

Dates: 
03/16/2019
03/17/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

In Bloom: Works from Cheekwood’s Permanent Collection

Dates: 
03/21/2019
03/22/2019
03/23/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Drop Everything and Read Day

Dates: 
04/06/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Dogs and Dogwoods

Dates: 
04/13/2019
04/14/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Spring Art Hop

Dates: 
04/19/2019
04/20/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Howe Garden 50th Anniversary Celebration

Dates: 
04/27/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Summertime at Cheekwood

Dates: 
06/02/2019
06/04/2019
06/05/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/03/2019
06/04/2019
06/05/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Cheekwood Harvest

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
09/24/2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:

1200 Forrest Park Dr
Nashville, TN, 37205
United States

Phone:

(615) 356-8000

Holiday LIGHTS

Dates: 
11/23/2019
11/24/2019
11/25/2019
Time: 
5:00pm - 10:00 pm