Front Page News

In an effort to keep our members updated on current events at MAPS, look here for the latest Front Page News.

  • April 23-26, 2015 – Great Smoky Mountain Spring Photography Meet-up. Please meet Chris and Nancy at the Tally Ho Inn in Townsend, TN at noon on April 23rd, 2015. We will spend our days exploring and photographing in and around The Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Spring is a glorious time in the Smokies with its wondrous landscapes, rustic buildings, and over 30,000 species of animals and plants. To read more, visit the Photo Outings page
  • “Ringing the Bells of Nature” – MAPS Exhibit at the Woodridge Public Library in Woodridge – Dec. 1-30, 2014.  MAPS members are currently exhibiting 53 images at the Woodridge Public Library from December 1-30.  Stop by the Woodridge Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge to view this wonderful display.  For more details please visit the Exhibits page.
  • MAPS Holiday Party – December 8, 2014. The fourth annual MAPS Holiday Party held on December 8th in the Arbor Room at Thornhill was filled to capacity with more than 120 members and their guests. The Party Planners transformed the Arbor Room into a winter wonderland! To read more please visit the Social Events page.

  • Photographing “Illumination” at The Morton Arboretum – MAPS Illumination Project – We would like to invite all MAPS members to submit images taken of the “Illumination” exhibit. To read more please visit the Photo Outings page.
  • The Thornhill Project: The Morton Arboretum has invited MAPS members to submit images taken on the grounds of The Morton Arboretum. They are interested in seasonal images of their trees and landscapes for display in the Arbor Room at the Thornhill Education Center. Thank you to all who have submitted images for the Thornhill Project. Please keep sending more images as this is an ongoing project. As fall fades and winter approaches, be sure to capture the seasonal changes as they unfold in the landscapes and trees of The Morton Arboretum. To read more please click here.

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