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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.

Off the Shelf : A Tribute to June Cater

July 8th - August 28th

"I was struck with two things: The beauty and rich creative talent of the young and the native talents that were too often wasted...never developed....This piece is about the multitudes of people, literally ON THE SHELF: Potential unfulfilled, all growth curtailed.”

Gallery 1978 remembers our good friend and mentor, June Cater, who passed away this past April 2016. She gifted the building, which now houses 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, to the Township of Maplewood in 2000. June’s legacy lives on and is embodied by this center for the visual arts.

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Off the Shelf : A Tribute to June Cater
July 8th - August 28th
Opening Reception : Friday July 8th , 7-9pm

Join us at the opening reception with interactive painting sessions and live music to celebrate our friend June Cater, who passed away this past April.
The Visual Passion Duo : The Passing 2
Saturday, July 9, 2016, 2-6pm
Join The Visual Passion Duo (Mikel Frank and Gerard Amsellem) as they create a large scale, multi-panel painting dedicated to June Cater - "The Passing 2"
Need some Feedback on your Art Work?
Sunday, July 10, 2016, 2-5 pm
Join the current show curators Nette Forne Thomas and Mikel Frank, for an open critique session for local artists who would like to get feedback on their work. High School students with plans to attend art school are especially encouraged to participate.
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.