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Enjoy Fall Events at Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods 

September/October 2017


Brushwood Center Art Exhibits 

Ongoing Botanical Art Classes with Heeyoung Kim

Saturdays, Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7. 14, 21 & 28 (9am-1pm)
Drawing Fundamentals and Watercolors

Open Workshop with Heeyoung Kim
Every Monday (10pm-4pm) 

Brushwood Center Art Exhibits

Fiddlehead Suite 

Macro Photography by Ilze Arajs

October 1 - November 5  

Opening Reception Sunday, October 1, 1-3pm

A fern fiddlehead, only an inch or two high, embodies new potential unspiraling from the ground up and from the inside out. What was dormant or inwardly developing begins to move with urgency and direction. As repeated for hundreds of millions of years, these spiral shapes will soon unfurl into the latest expression of an ancient plant form.

Artist Ilze Arajs brings us into the small-scale world of fern fiddleheads by presenting it at human scale. On the threshold of first movement, we are invited to feel our own vitality, vulnerability, and the light-filled spaciousness of future growth.

Woodland hiking

Bilingual Hike and Campfire 

Friday, September 22, 6-8pm  

Bilingual Hike, Campfire and Picnic at Nippersink Forest Preserve in Round Lake, bring your own picnic.

Art & Nature

Saturday, October 21, 7:30am

Birding with Cameras with Lake County Audubon and Emma England – meet at Brushwood Center.


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