Post Tagged with: "Cheekwood"

Installing Tens of Thousands of Lights Will Take Hundreds of Volunteers

Installing Tens of Thousands of Lights Will Take Hundreds of Volunteers

April 1, 2013 at 9:06 am

20-thousand pounds of things like copper tubes, glass spheres and fiber-optic lights have been delivered to Cheekwood. They’re the unassembled pieces of artist Bruce Munro’s massive summer exhibit of light sculptures. And setting them up will be one of the biggest undertakings in the museum and garden’s history, requiring hundreds of volunteers.

Summer Exhibit Will Illuminate Cheekwood

Summer Exhibit Will Illuminate Cheekwood

December 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Cheekwood officials hope this summer will break attendance records that were set in 2010 with the help of Dale Chihuly’s glass sculptures. Once again, they’re betting on the draw of outdoor art and keeping the gardens open even after the sun goes down.

Tree Houses Win Cheekwood Members

September 5, 2012 at 6:29 am

Nashville’s Cheekwood Botanical Garden had a weekend for the record books. On the last day of its tree house exhibit, Cheekwood hit a one-day high for visitors buying memberships.

One Woman’s Vision of  a Wild West Icon

One Woman’s Vision of a Wild West Icon

October 21, 2011 at 1:36 am

Actress Estelle Condra feels a sort of kinship with legendary showman Buffalo Bill Cody

Cheekwood Opens Gates to Early-Bird Photographers (with gallery)

October 2, 2009 at 8:48 am

Photographers will get a rare opportunity to catch Cheekwood’s botanical gardens at dawn this Saturday.

Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

July 23, 2009 at 5:18 pm

The complex glasswork by artist Dale Chihuly will come to Nashville next year in a celebration of Cheekwood’s 50th anniversary.