Key Facts

Past lecturers have included Albert Hadley, Bunny Williams, Charlotte Moss, Diane Keaton, Martha Stewart, Gwyneth Paltrow, Charles, 9th Earl Spencer, HRH Prince Edward, Alexa Hampton, Nina Campbell, the late Mario Buatta, Lady Carnarvon whose family home was featured in Downton Abbey, Nate Berkus, Ryan Gainey, Michael Bruno, Faith Hill alongside design team Bobby McAlpine and Ray Booth, and more.

Our National Advisory Committee includes Carolyn Englefield, Alexa Hampton, Bobby McAlpine, Charlotte Moss, Ben Page, Suzanne Rheinstein, John Rosselli, Gil Schafer, Margot Shaw, Remco Van Vliet, Bunny Williams.


The Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville is an annual charity event whose purpose is to raise funds for Cheekwood and ECON Charities, by exhibiting the highest quality antiques, landscaped gardens, and horticultural items and by offering a related educational outreach program.

Our Beneficiaries

Cheekwood is a 55-acre American Country Place Era estate featuring 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.


ECON Charities is a public charity established by the Economic Club of Nashville.  ECON Charities partners with and distributes funds to organizations dedicated to enhancing and improving the lives of children and families in the greater Nashville area.

Two of the main organizations benefitting from ECON Charities support are:

Light a Spark whose mission is to help build resilient families through shared cultural experiences and The Family Center whose mission is breaking multigenerational cycles of childhood trauma.

Please visit these respective sites to learn more about ways your support of the Show is helping our community.

Light a Spark and The Family Center Logos