Closing reception at 1978

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — 1978 Arts Center will toast to its annual Friendship Show with a closing reception on Sunday, July 30, from 5 to 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Make an appointment to see this exhibit by contacting or 862-250-2850. 1978 Arts Center is located at 1978 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood. For […]

SeniorStudio students’ show artwork at Maplewood Library

SeniorStudio students’ show artwork at Maplewood Library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SeniorStudio has just completed its third, free senior arts, education and wellness course at the new Maplewood Senior Center, with continuing sponsorship by the Maplewood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. “We are most appreciative of the support that Maplewood has provided and look forward to building on the strong relationship […]

Gallery 1978 hosts annual members exhibit

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Gallery 1978 at Maplewood Arts Center will have its annual members exhibit, “Friends of 1978,” featuring visual self-expressions that are personal to each artist. This year, the exhibit will open this Saturday, July 8, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., and run until Sunday, July 30, with a closing reception […]

Maplewood’s Fourth of July promises to be grand

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood invites you to an all-day, fun-filled Fourth of July. This year’s celebration will be bigger and better with the addition of new initiatives, the return of events and attractions introduced last year, and perennial 4th of July favorites. Enjoy a full day of festivities in Memorial Park with food vendors, an […]

1978 to host watercolor exhibition

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Gallery 1978 at Maplewood Arts Center presents its 14th annual exhibition of watercolor students from Evelyn Graves’ popular classes, beginning Saturday June 10. There will be an opening reception Sunday, June 11, from 2 to 5 p.m. The first watercolor classes for adults began in 2002 and they have been going strong […]

1978 unveils new art show

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The 1978 Maplewood Arts Center presents a new exhibit, “Transformation of Earth of Fire,” opening March 19. In this show, artists Carole Wong Chesek, William McCreath, Barry Zawacki and Tricia Zimic illustrate the range and versatility of clay works, as well as a full array of styles. There will be an artists […]

Maplewood native shows artwork at Memorial Library

Ellis returns to his Maplewood roots to display his art

Maplewood native shows artwork at Memorial Library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — It’s entirely possibly that anyone taking a close look at Stephen B. Ellis’ art will hear the rich sounds of an alto saxophone or the smooth undertones of a bass guitar playing in the background. Ellis’ musically influenced work is on display this month at the Maplewood Memorial Library as part of […]