Brushwood Center


Nurturing art, nature & discovery

Brushwood Center is located at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods, Illinois. Walking trails are open year-round from 6:30 a.m. to sunset. Parking and admission are free. Plan your trip today! 

Brushwood Center seeks to build an environmental ethic in our region by offering multiple points of entry for the public to connect with nature.

Connect to nature through art, photography, music, literature, film and more! Take a stroll through our art gallery. Join a book discussion with Ryerson Reads. Explore our programs. 

Photo by Joel Sartore for Brushwood Center