Front Page News

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

  • “Ringing the Bells of Nature” – A MAPS December Exhibit at the Woodridge Public Library in Woodridge – Dec. 1-30, 2014.  MAPS members will have the opportunity to exhibit their images at the Woodridge Public Library from December 1-30.  Submissions will be accepted beginning Monday, Nov. 3rd.  For all the details, visit the Exhibits Page.
  • MAPS Holiday Party – December 08, 2014. Check your calendars and plan on attending this fun event! All members and their guests are invited to join in the festivities at this annual MAPS gathering. To read further, please visit our Social Events Page.
  • November 17th, MAPS Night Photography Workshop. Join us on Monday evening, November 17th at 5:00 pm for instruction on night photography with Chuck Hunnicutt, a MAPS member and experienced night photographer. We will be meeting at Thornhill in Room B for an hour presentation on the tips and techniques recommended for photographing holiday lights, specifically the Illumination display at The Morton Arboretum. Chuck will be projecting images taken at Illumination last year for our review, addressing our questions, and providing us with helpful tips and techniques. We will be asking members to confirm their attendance on the MAPS site by November 10th to assure adequate seating. To read more and to sign up, please visit our Photo Outings page.
  • November 10th Monthly Program – features a presentation by Jack Shouba entitled “Gardens of the Desert: An Introduction to Illinois Prairie.”   To read more, please visit our Programs 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.

Remember to visit our Calendar page often for details on future events.  And if you have any comments or feedback on the MAPS website, please feel free to email us at:

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