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

  • “Mastering the Creative Photograph” – Saturday May 11, with Visiting Photographer Ian Plant

Registration is now open for this program.  The program is available to MAPS members at the discounted rate of $75.  In order to get the discount you must register via telephone at 630-719-2468 and specify that you are a MAPS member (the discount is not available if registering online).

Description of the Saturday program can be found at this link

  • Monthly Program Monday May 13 – Presentation by Will Clay – “My 40 Year Passion For The Dancing Light”

Will is going to discuss the images he’s chosen for his personal retrospective and book: “My 40 Year Passion For The Dancing Light”. The book will be available for purchase at the meeting.

  • Photo Outing- Saturday, May 18 @ 9:00am, McDowell Grove in Naperville
    McDowell Grove is a 465 acre forest preserve with almost 7 miles of trails (paved, crushed stone, and grass), facilities, picnic tables, and ample parking.  You will find waterfowl and shorebirds along the DuPage River, open fields with Bluebirds, Cooper’s hawks, numerous songbirds, as well as plenty of wild flowers.  This outing is perfect for landscape, floral, and animal photography.

 To read more and sign up click here.

  • Photo Outing- Saturday, June 1 – 7:30-10:00am, Wolf Rd. Prairie, Westchester

 Hike the “sidewalks” left behind from a construction project halted by the Great     Depression and experience the beauty of nature at Wolf Rd. Prairie.

 To read more and sign up click here.

  • 2019 MAPS 8th Annual Nature Exhibit
    All MAPS Members will be sent a prospectus and an invitation to submit 3 Images via email on February 25. If you have any questions, please contact the Exhibit Team at
    Here’s some important dates:
    Feb 25 thru March 29…Submission dates for the exhibit
    April 1……….. Email notifications sent of accepted images
    April 24……… Artwork Drop-off Night – 4-7pm – Cudahy Room, Administration Building
    April 26……… Artist’s Reception – 5-8pm – Cudahy Room, Administration Building
    April 27……… MAPS 7th Annual Exhibit – 10am-4pm – Cudahy Room, Admin. Building
    April 28……… MAPS 7th Annual Exhibit – 10am-4pm – Cudahy Room, Admin. Building
    April 28……… Pick up Artwork – 4:00-5:00pm – Cudahy Room, Admin. Building
    The Exhibit Team looks forward to showing off your photos!


Planning a trip?  Visit the Destinations page.  Each entry includes not just beautiful images but information about the locale as well.  A recent addition to Destinations is Bonaire 2 (Carribean) by Hart Kannegiesser.

MAPS Membership – If you are looking for information about MAPS membership, visit our About Page.

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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