‘FRESH 9.0’ comes to 1978

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — 1978 Maplewood Arts Center presents the 9th annual Advanced Placement Art Students Exhibit, “FRESH 9.0.” Join the 1978 family as we celebrate the talent and energy of our next generation of art stars. Advanced-placement studio art students demonstrate the skills and ideas developed, refined and applied throughout high school to produce visual compositions worthy of college credit. Participating students come from the following schools: Columbia High School in Maplewood, Arts High School in Newark, West Essex Regional High School in North Caldwell, Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights, Elizabeth High School Upper Academy and Montclair High School.

The exhibit, curated by Onnie Strother, will run Tuesday, Dec. 20, through Sunday, Jan. 22. There will be a closing event on Sunday, Jan. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m., and by appointment, though Gallery 1978 will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Gallery 1978 is located at 1978 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood. For more information, visit www.1978artscenter.org or contact 1978artscenter@gmail.com.