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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Gallery Hours During Exhibitions:
Saturday & Sunday, 2-5pm
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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.

Call For Artists

Deadline : Friday, June 30

This year, our Friends exhibit is scheduled for July 8th-30th

We are asking for artists to submit something self-reflective: A visual narrative expression of your happiness, anger, sadness, loves, fantasies or passions...because this is what visual artists do so well.


Annual 1978 Celebrates its Friends
July 8th -30th 2017
Opening Reception : Saturday, July 8th, 6-8pm

Gallery 1978 thanks and celebrates the artistic talent of our Friends, with the annual Friendship Show
Adult Photography Classes
Ongoing Saturday Classes, starting 24th June
This class is for people who enjoy photography and have a need to know their camera well to capture great images. This is an ongoing class… all levels are welcome.
Gallery Gatherings
July 12, 19, and 26 (Wednesday evenings) from 7 to 9 pm.
Come to the gallery for some Free Art Sampling workshops. Hang out, make art and enjoy a summer evening in the gallery
Adult Watercolor
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.