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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.

Paint in the Gallery

Enjoy a relax morning in the gallery learning watercolor with popular instructor Evelyn Graves.

All levels are welcome to this ongoing class.

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Memorialized Moments : capturing the soulful spirit of human nature
February 3rd - March 18th 2018
Artist Reception : Sunday February 4th, 2-5pm

Dolores Stewart sculptures and paintings may be drawn from her own everyday observations, but they evoke not only the stories from her own past, but also our own. In her tender observations and personal memories we find a true dramatization of American culture.
Post No Bills : NJPF
March 31st – May 12th, 2018
Reception : Sunday, April 8th, 2018 2-5pm

The New Jersey Photography Forum explores the artistic, grungy creativity that happens on public walls, underpasses, fences and poles when people ignore the edict to Post No Bills
Artists Talk : Photography Apps
April 7th, 2:30 - 4:30pm
Talks by Nancy Ori & Heidi Sussman with a focus on quickie ways to turn your images into painterly photographs with a few simple apps.
Shoot & Sip : Hands On Still Life Demo
April 14th 2:30 - 4:30pm
Shoot & Sip with Nancy Ori & Heidi Sussman. BYO wine, beer & any kind of camera. Lecture, demo & hands-on opportunity to photograph a professionally set up still life & food photography shooting session.
Disscussion - How to Plan an Exhibit
April 22nd 2:30 - 4:30pm
Join Alice Grebanier to discuss choosing a theme and selecting images to illustrate it, as well as the decisions made on how to work with the properties of a specific exhibit space to hang a show.
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.
Adult Photography Classes
Ongoing Saturday Classes
This class is for people who enjoy photography and have a need to know their camera well to capture great images. This is an ongoing class… all levels are welcome.
Event Demo : The Transformations of Fire and Earth

Watch the new Pottery Demo from the exhibit The Transformations of Fire & Earth