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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 Portrait Class

Are you nervous about trying portraiture, or had a bad experience in the past?

Rekindle your confidence with our new summer class


4th Annual Members Show
June 29th - July 26th
Showcasing the work of the artists who are the back bone of the Maplewood arts center, this show features 35 artists, filling the walls with a range of media, style and subject matter. Last year the Friends exhibit was a total delight and this show promises even more surprises.
Adult Portrait Classes
June 19th 10-12pm
Learn to paint with the traditional seven layer method used by the old masters using the convenience of modern mediums. Beginners and Experienced painters welcome
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.
Promises, Promises
August 3rd - 31st
Opening Reception: August 10th

Artist /activist Anne Dushanko Dobek will be creating a new iteration of her ongoing Promises Promises installation series at 1978 Gallery this August