1978 Maplewood Arts Center is a community space dedicated to the arts. The Center offers classes and workshops, art shows, film programs and live performances and provides a forum for artists to work, exhibit and interact.
Artist in Residence Weekend
February 11th & 12th @ 3pm
On Saturday, join last years Artist in Residence, Cuban artist Juan Antonio Picasso as he reflects on his visit to Maplewood and shares his thoughts on the New York Art scene.
On Sunday you can also meet this year's artist, Lula Mae Blocton. Both artists will discuss the historical and cultural heritage references embedded in their artwork.
reflected in patterns, colors and light
January 28th - March12th
Artist Reception : February 5th 2-6pm
Join us to celebrate Black History Month with Lula Mae Blocton's colorful layered abstracts. "The inclusion of black and white and the use of rainbow colors cover many symbolic race and human rights issues"
Saturday, February 11th, 2017
Catch up with with 2016 Artist In Residence Juan Antonio Picasso, and discuss his reflections on his visit last year.
Sunday, February 12th, 2017 @3pm
A discussion between Gallery 1978 featured artist, Lula Mae Blocton and Cuban artist, Juan Antonio Picasso.
Monday or Friday, 10-11:30am
Everyone can paint. Enjoy a relax morning in a gallery setting learning watercolor with popular instructor Evelyn Graves. All levels are welcome to this ongoing class.