Our Mission

Located among pristine woodlands in the Ryerson historic home in Riverwoods, Il., Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods promotes the importance of nature for nurturing personal and community wellbeing, cultivating creativity, and inspiring learning.


Your donation helps connect people across the Chicago region to nature through art, education, and wellness programs.

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Brushwood Center has many opportunities for artists, gardeners, naturalists, teachers, writers, photographers and youth leaders to help us deliver high-quality programming to our community.

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