Saturday, March 21, 2009

Briefs: Visit Cheekwood for free

March 18, 2009 Tennesean Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art will offer free admission Saturday and Sunday to kick off the spring season. Some of the exhibitions and events include: • Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry, who explores the spirit of Southern culture in the landscape and architecture of rural Alabama. • Temporary Contemporary, Michael Baggarly: Reverberant Measures. The sculptor and Middle Tennessee State University faculty member examines biological structures and machines to comment on the connection between concept and process. • Video Installation Lens with a Conscience; Curated by Greg Pond, an artist and professor of art at the University of the South. This exhibition confronts issues of significant social and political concern and presents those subjects in new ways. • In Tennessee Abstract Painters: 14 Tennessee painters offer many approaches to abstract imagery. • From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, families can create an abstract work in one of the studios. Cheekwood is at 1200 Forrest Park Drive. For more information, either call 356-8000 or visit the Web site at

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