1978 Maplewood Arts Center provides a forum for artists to work, exhibit and interact. We invite you to view our online galleries of shows and events.
Take Five Opening
Scenes from the opening reception of Take Five, an exhibition of Jazz images by Bill May, Mansa Mussa, Steve Ellis, Joel Crooms, Mc Donald Wright, Evelyn Graves and Larry Hilton.
The Annual show of Comtemporary Artist Forum - 1978's artist critique group.
Selected work from artists Ed Hoffner, Mel Holston, Phyllis Carlin and Bohuslava Reiss
Sacred Spaces, Resting Places
Nov 2012 : Exploring the places we go to reflect, to pray, to contemplate or connect with the inner self.
A Different Perspective
March 30th - April 28th, 2013 Experience the visual poetry of three of New Jersey's most gifted abstractionists Larry McKim, Peter Arakawa and Vivian McDuffie
Pinhole Photography with Debra Trebitz
Using both science and art to create photo images without the aid of computer technology, the kids will explore making images using light, time and movement
NJ Photography Forum : Experimental / Experiential
This juried exhibit features experimental and non-traditional photographic works that think "outside th frame"
Phyllis Carlin : A Life Remembered
It is with profound sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our dear friend, wonderful human being and a great artist, Phyllis Carlin.
We will miss her.
Victor Davson : Dub Factor Redux
February 8th - March 15th
Celebrating Black History Month with an exhibit of the art of Victor Davson - artist and founding director of Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ.
It's Sew Crafty
Fun and creativity. Learn to sew with Crafty Katie
Off the Shelf : A Tribute to June Cater
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.