Posts Tagged: cheekwood

2014 Holiday Hoopla

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The holiday festivities of 2014 gets a kick start in November with the arrival of Santa at Middle Tennessee malls along with illuminating displays around town and holiday happenings at Cheekwood and Opryland.

Art Review – LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood

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An absolutely magical outing awaits your family this summer and fall with the illuminating exhibit, LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood. The British artist’s knack for working with light is stunning, and everyone in your family is sure to be mesmerized by the overall ethereal experience. After stopping at the Visitor’s Center to get your wristbands,… Read more »

Student Art Rocks

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The biggest thing I look forward to during the month of January is getting to marvel at the amazing works of art on display at Cheekwood during the Scholastic Art Competition exhibit. Running Jan. 27 – Feb. 19, the artwork is part of the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the oldest (and one of… Read more »

Cheekwood’s Choo-Choos

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For many artists, childhood passions inspire adult work.  Take Paul Busse, for instance. The artist who created the new Trains! Tennessee in G exhibit at Cheekwood, adored trains when he was 5 years old when he received his first American Flyer train. Years later, he graduated with a degree in landscape architecture. Those two passions… Read more »

Scholastic Competition Celebrates the Young at Art

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When I was a child, my favorite class in grade school was art. Even in kindergarten, I was fascinated by the idea of creativity and to get to do something in school that didn’t come with having to memorize something. No grade to worry about. Just be free and CREATE! Finger painting day was my… Read more »