Sunday, May 17, 2009

This week at Cheekwood - May 17-23

Gardening 101
Tuesday, May 19
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
$15 members / $20 non-members

Love the idea of having a garden, but don’t know where to start? Beginning with plant basics and covering topics such as soil and mulch, watering and fertilizing, and pruning and pest control – this class will teach you all you need to know to keep your garden looking great.

Registration ends Monday, May 18 at noon.

Lunch and Lecture - A Closer Look: The Art of William Christenberry
Thursday, May 21
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
$12 members / $20 non-members (includes lunch)

Drawing from his formal training, family traditions and a lasting relationship with his boyhood home in rural Alabama, William Christenberry has spent the past 50 years creating a remarkable body of work that explores life and the passing of time in the American South. Through clips from his documentary, William A. Christenberry, Jr.: A Portrait, and commentary from Cheekwood’s Curator of Art, discover what inspired the works featured in the exhibition Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry.

Call 353-9827 to register and order a boxed lunch.

Registration ends Tuesday, May 19 at 5:00 pm.

Ongoing William Edmondson: The Hand and the Spirit
Ongoing The Matilda Geddings Gray Collection of Fabergé
Through June 14 Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry

Temporary Contemporary
Through June 14 Michael Baggarly: Reverberant Measures

Video Installation Gallerie
Through September 20 Lens with a Conscience

Courtyard Gallery
Through September 20 Tennessee Abstract Painters

Special Events
Through September 30 Stay Late 'Til EightFrom May 1 through September 30, Cheekwood is open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night until 8:00 pm*, with special programs for the entire family on Thursdays in June and July! Come and experience Cheekwood in the evening!

*The Museum of Art will only be open on Thursday evenings.

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