Visiting Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods
Brushwood, the historic home of Edward L. Ryerson
which houses Brushwood Center's offices, the Brushwood Center Gallery and BASE (the Brushwood Art Supply Exchange), is currently open:
Monday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.*
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday - Closed
Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sundays 1 - 3 p.m.
We will be closed Monday August 19th and Tuesday, August 20th due to scheduled building maintenance. (The BASE class on the evening of the 20th will still take place).
*Late hours on Tuesdays are through August 29th, after that Tuesdays hours will be 9-3. Hours also available by appointment. Call 224.633.2426 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Brushwood Center will be closed the following dates:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Easter weekend, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Eve through New Year's Day. On rare occasions, Brushwood Center may be closed for private events.
Visiting Ryerson Woods
The Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area, or Ryerson Woods, is owned by the Lake County Forest Preserves and is open daily 6:30 a.m. to sunset. This 564-acre oasis supports some of the most pristine woodlands, as well as several threatened and endangered species, in Illinois. It offers six miles of scenic trails.
Admission and Parking
Tour the Brushwood Gallery and house for free during regular business hours. Parking is always free. Fees may apply for programs and workshops. Click here for a list of upcoming programs.