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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.

CHS Student Film & Animation Festival

January 13th 2-5pm


Featuring Award Winning Films by Sophie Goodmann, Tailia Rhinehart, Aidan Romanaux, Max Goldstein, Ralph Ravix, Andrew Campbell, Jasper Schutz, Jacob Hirsch and many more.

FRESH 10.0
December 17th - January 21st ,2018
Opening Reception : Sunday, December 17th, 2-5pm

Join us as we celebrate the talent and energy of our next generation of art stars. We hope you will stop by the opening reception to talk to the students about their work.
The Columbia High School Student Film & Animation Festival
Saturday, January 13th 2-5pm

Join us for an afternoon of fun and film.
Adult Photography Classes
Ongoing Saturday Classes
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.
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.
Event Demo : The Transformations of Fire and Earth

Watch the new Pottery Demo from the exhibit The Transformations of Fire & Earth back in the Spring