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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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

About Us

About 1978 Maplewood Arts Center

1978 Maplewood Arts Center is a community space dedicated to the arts. The Center provides classes and workshops, art shows, film programs and live performances—and provides a forum for artists to work, exhibit and interact.  1978 Arts Center operates under the supervision of the Maplewood Township Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs.

1978 Arts Center Executive Committee

Deidra McLaughlin, Co-Chair

Denise Hardie, Co-Chair

Evelyn Graves, Exhibition Design

Nette Forne Thomas, Black History Month Coordinator



Maplewood South Orange Studio Tour : 1st Sunday every June

1978 Arts Center Advisory Board

Beverley McCutcheon, Archivist

Cynthia Smith Weiss, Exhibition Design

Onnie Strother, Educational Project

B. John Kaufman, 4th of July Community Project

Sarah Petruziello , Graphics and Display

Jo Bradney, Web Master

Cathleen McCoy Bristol, Studio Tour Co-ordinator

Arlene Neivert

Jim Buchanan

Geralyn Robinson

Mansa Mussa

Joy Yagid

Vicky Parker

Abigail Cotley

Rose Flanagan

Ellen Greenfield

Barry Gray

Lydia Wilson


In addition to the board members, a host of other volunteers work on committees and projects for the center.