Visitor and Contact Info

Visiting Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods

Brushwood Center is currently closed to the public as a precaution during the COVID-19 pandemic.

21850 N. Riverwoods Rd, Riverwoods, IL 60015



Visitor Info

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:

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.


Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: Closed
Sundays: 1 – 3 p.m.

Hours also available by appointment. Call 224.633.2426 or email us at

*Brushwood Center will be closed the following dates: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Easter weekend, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day. On rare occasions, Brushwood Center may be closed for private events.

Accessibility Info

This facility has accessible parking and an ADA accessible entrance around the back of the building. There is a gender neutral restroom on site and changing tables in all restrooms.

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