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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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Small Works Exhibition Prospectus - 2013

1978 welcomes all local artists age 18 and over to this non-juried exhibition and sale of small-scale artwork.

DEADLINE: If you are interested in participating, please sign-up by October 26th – with a description and quantity of the artwork you are interested in displaying.

(After that date there is no guarantee that your name will be on the promotional postcard).

Show dates:
Friends of 1978 Preview Party (artists are welcome): Friday, December 5th 7 – 9 PM
Saturday, December 6th 11 AM – 5 PM
Sunday, December 7th11 AM – 5 PM
Saturday, December 13th 11 AM – 5 PM
Sunday, December 14th 11 AM – 5 PM
Drop-Off and Pick-up at 1978: 1978 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood NJ 07040
All work must be delivered by hand - no shipping
Drop off time and dates to be arranged

Entry Fee
please bring a donation to the snack table when you drop-off your artwork - bottle of soda, box of cookies, crackers, chips etc

1978 takes a 20% commission on sold works (example: $100 sales price = $80 to artist, $20 to 1978).
INCLUDE THE COMMISSION IN YOUR PRICING. The gallery accepts credit cards, checks (made out to Friends of Maplewood Recreation, 1978 Arts Center) and cash for sales during this exhibit. The gallery will pay artists via check in a timely manner (after the close of the exhibit) for all works sold, minus the commission.

It is helpful if pricing is kept in whole dollar amounts.

Volunteer Gallery Sitting
1978 Board Members will be responsible for manning the show; however artists are encouraged to be present in the gallery and to invite your friends to visit

Joy Yagid via email (joy.yagid@gmail.com). Please do not hesitate to email if you have any questions.

This show is not juried and all local artists 18 and older are invited to participate.


  • Size limit for 2D (including frame) 12 x 16 inches
  • The maximum number of wall-hung works per artist at this time is 5 pieces.
  • All local artists – if your work sells, you may then deliver more work to hang in the place of sold work.

Read More about 2D artwork specs>>


1978 provides promotional postcards for this exhibition that will include details of the exhibit as well as the names of the participating artists. Each artist will receive 40 postcards for their own use. We will also send out a jpeg version of the postcard so artists can promote the show via email.

Postcards should be ready around November 16th. Postcard pick-up arrangements will be made at that time.

If you live outside of the Maplewood/South Orange area and you would like to have your postcards mailed to you, there will be a $5 charge to cover postage.

One notebook featuring the promotional materials of the exhibiting artists will be available for visitors. Artists may bring in any materials that can fit into 8 ½ x 11 top-loading plastic sheet protectors: resume, Xeroxes of newspaper articles and reviews, etc. We can also display business cards and promotional postcards for artists in the gallery: please bring these when you drop-off your work.