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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.

"Playin' Around" South Orange

Debut Concert, Saturday August 27th at noon

Join us for the debut Concert, Saturday August 27th at noon, until around 1pm.

Piano located at Irvington and W Fairview Ave, South Orange, NJ

Big thanks to Denise Hardie and her team for painting our piano.

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September 10th - October 10th, 2016
Opening Reception, Saturday September 10th, 2-5pm

C.A.F.E. XIV celebrates the work of the Contemporary Artists Forum, a diverse group of artists who meet to critique their work in a supportive atmosphere.
It's Sew Crafty : Sewing with Crafty Katie
Ages 6-12
Tuesday afternoons : starting September 13th 2016
Registration is now open, space is limited. Ages 6-12
Using patterns created by Crafty Katie specifically designed for ages 6-12, kids will learn to machine sew, and handsew. They will strengthen their fine and gross motor skills by learning to pin and cut fabric as well as create patterns themselves.
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.