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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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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.

New Kids Class for 2015

Cyanotype Printmaking

Instructor Debbie Trebitz says
"My aim is to have fun with the students and let them explore with light and objects. This session will start off with Cyanotype Prints on paper and fabric.

We will be using science and art to create photo images without the aid of computer technology. Then we will design our own fabric and attach it to the printmaking.

I will keep the kids busy and they will do something which they never have done before. Then will incorporate these images onto a pillow"

Annual 1978 Celebrates its Friends
January 11th - February 1st 2015
Gallery 1978 Celebrates its Friends each year with an exhibit of the art of its members. This year the exhibit is honoring our great friend and mentor, Fran Willner. Fran passed on in December 2014 at 96 but her incredible spirit lingers on.
Kids Class : Cyanotype Printmaking on Pillows
starts January 29th 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.
Artist Discussion : Where do you go from here?
Sunday, February 1st 3-5pm
Join exhibiting artists Nette Forné Thomas, Joy Yagid & Cathy McCoy Bristol for a lively discussion exploring opportunities open to artists.
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.
Victor Davson : Dub Factor Redux
February 8th - March 15th
Opening Event : February 15th 2-6 PM

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with an exhibit of the art of Victor Davson - artist and founding director of Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in Newark.