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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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

Annual 1978 Celebrates its Friends

Gallery 1978 Celebrates its Friends each year with an exhibit of the art of its members, professional and non-professional alike.

To our Friends and artists: thank you for supporting Gallery 1978 and participating in the annual exhibition.

The exhibition features close to 40 talented artists who are Friends of Gallery 1978. On view this year are a wide range of media in 2D & 3D, in style from photography to abstraction, from jewelry to sculpture to print. Many new artists have entered this year and some favorites are back.


Because of Your Support

Because of the support of our Friends, Gallery 1978 can support public programs and support ground breaking exhibits. Last year we devoted the gallery all summer to  Promises, Promises: Artifact and Evidence, an exhibition drawing attention to female trafficking. This summer the featured exhibition was Chairs of Inclusion, Everyone deserves a seat at the table, the artist-led project of the WAE Center for developmentally disabled young adults

your support also helps fund

  • the annual Black History Month Exhibit, celebrating a prominent artist
  • public programs connected to it’s exhibits
  • workshops for special needs guests
  • support community art projects such as the Maplewood 4th of July

Opening Times

July 8th - 30th 2017
Opening Reception : Sunday, July 9th, 6-8pm

Open Saturdays and Sundays 2-5pm
Or by appointment


July 12, 19, and 26 (Wednesday evenings) from 7 to 9 pm.

The gallery will be open to all members and their guests for making and talking about art, also sharing wine and snacks.


 July 30 (Sunday) from 2 to 5 pm.

*Please pick up all art at 5 PM*.