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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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



A Small Artworks Exhibition and Sale

Member Preview Friday December 5th, 7-9pm : 10% discount for Members on Friday night only Saturday & Sunday, December 6 & 7, 13 & 14 - 11-5pm
Wednesday 10th December 11-5pm, 7-9pm

1978 Maplewood Arts Center in Maplewood, New Jersey, is pleased to present the 9th Annual
Buy Art Now Guys! (BANG IX) an exhibition featuring small scale original artwork by over 45 local and regional artists. This year the artwork featured in BANG IX will include paintings, photographs, sculptures, prints, ceramics, jewelry, note cards, drawings and more.

Prices for all artwork ranges from $1 -$400, affordably priced  for giving and for collecting. Many of the artists will be present during the exhibit to meet you and answer questions about their artwork. The exhibition will be open on December 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th, from 11am to 5pm each day.

A special member’s preview for Friends of 1978 will be held on Friday, December 5th from 7 – 9 PM. But don't worry if you aren't a member yet - new memberships will be accepted at the door

20% of all sales from BANG IX will go to 1978 to support the exhibits and community projects
presented by the arts center throughout the year.

CLICK to View the Photos from Past Years

The Tardis : original collage by Chrissy McIntyre

Opening Times

1st two weekends in December
plus : Wednesday 10th

Members Preview : Friday 5th December, 7-9pm


Saturday and Sunday 6th & 7th December

Wednesdy 10th December
11-5pm, 7-9pm

Satturday and Sunday 13th & 14th December

treat someone special to earrings by Susan Napak

Participaing Artists


Elisabeth Antoine Chrissy McIntyre
Eric Beckerich Susan Napack
Gary Berson Nancy Ori
Maya Bloom Amelia Panico
Murray Bloom Gina Petrecca
Joseph Boss Sarah Petruziello
Winifred Boss Patricia Quirk
Barbara Bozza Geralyn Robinson
Jo Bradney Carol Schlitt
Susan Cohen-Harris Phillipa Scott
Irene Dunsavage Sonya Sobieski
Mike Dziomba Lisa Suss
Peggy Excell Heidi Sussman
Janice Garry Sylvia Taylor
Kristen Glanzman Scottie Teschner
Marie Elena Glynn Nette Thomas
Denise Hardie Louis Toledo
Suzanne Henning Marianne Trent
HARRIET Kushins Ann Vollum
Kevin Lai Cynthia Weiss
Aron Lifschultz Dawn Williams
Ananda Lima Elizabeth Carol Winchester
Cathleen McCoy Bristol Florence Wint
  Joy Yagid

holiday cards by Jo Bradney