Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate in Nashville, TN. Originally built as the home of Leslie and Mabel Cheek in 1929. Since being converted into a museum of art and botanical garden in 1960, Cheekwood has presented world-class art exhibitions, spectacular gardens, and an historic estate. The Cheekwood Collections encompass paintings, works on paper, sculpture, furniture, decorative arts, and architecture.
Reporting to the Vice President of Museum Affairs, the Registrar, performs both long-range planning efforts and day-to-day activities relative to the care and stewardship of the collections and museum registration efforts for exhibitions. In this fast-past environment, the Registrar provides essential guidance relative to collections care, shaping and enforcing collections management policies for both collections and loans that reflect museum standards and best practices as set forth by the American Alliance of Museums. The position works closely with curators, preparators, maintenance, marketing, gardens, and development staff, and additionally oversees and trains collections volunteers and interns.