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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
862-438-8191

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.


Free Poetry Workshop

Saturday, April 18th 2-5 PM

Open to all ages

April is National Poetry Month. Leona Seufert will present a workshop where the participants write poems using the current exhibit for inspiration.

The Intersection of Collage and Encaustic
March 21st - April 19th 2015
Closing Party : Sunday April 19th, 2-5 pm

This exciting exhibit explores what happens when repurposed scraps of paper and fabric meet hot wax. The layers of depth add a new dimension to the stories these artworks have to tell.
 
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.
 
Poetry Workshop : FREE
Saturday, April 18th
April is National Poetry Month. Leona Seufert will present a workshop where the participants write poems using the current exhibit for inspiration.
 
Contemporary Artists Forum News
Spring 2015
Larry Dell will take over the CAF when Mikel Frank moves out of state. Contact Larry Dell to find out more : larrydell@comcast.net
 
Closing Party
Sunday, April 19
The closing party for The Intersection of Collage and Encaustic is from 2-5 PM. Most of the artists will be on hand to discuss their work with anyone who is interested in learning more about their techniques.
 
Kids Class : Cyanotype Printmaking on Pillows
coming in March 2015
Debra Trebitz will be using science and art to teach the basics of what makes a good photograph. The photos will then be transferred to fabric. Through a process of trial and error, remarkable and unexpected things will happen in this fun class of discovery.
 
Adult Workshops : “CREATIVITY BLOOMS”
Sustainable Design (up-cycling)

starting Friday April 10th 2015 6-8pm
Experiment with pre-felted fibers to create a small pouch An easy, effective Japanese braiding technique will be used to create a strap. Learn the skills necessary to felt your own designs at home.