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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.

South Orange & Maplewood Studio Tour

Saturday & Sunday, June 2nd & 3rd 11AM - 5PM.

The 15th Annual South Orange Maplewood Artists Studio Tourheld on the 1st weekend in Juneis one of the most important arts events in the region, and reflects our diverse artistic community. With over 50 artists' studios, galleries and group exhibitions, the Tour draws art lovers from all over the Metropolitan area.

Artists at 1978 :

Jennifer Crohn
Maggie Hinders
Katherine Ivanova


The Tour is FREE!

Plan your tour and meet the artists on the website


Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May
Have a happy holiday weekend!
Stop by to see our New Mural
Stop by anytime to see our fabulous new mural by Elijah Minton. Come by during the studio tour to meet the artist
Maplewood South Orange Studio Tour
Saturday & Sunday, June 2nd & 3rd from 11AM to 5PM.
stop by 1978 to see some of the artists on the Studio Tour. There are over 70 artists on the tour this year.
Watercolor Show : 2018
June 9th - 29th
Opening Reception : June 10th, 2-5pm

The first watercolor classes for adults began In 2002 and they have been going strong since then. This year 28 talented watercolor artists, students of these classes, will showcase their work for the month of June.
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