b'Make Art. Leave Art.Take Art.Maplewood resident creates anew kind of art galleryBY ELLEN DONKERMay your thirstfor lifenever run dryExperience the best ofIrelands Pub traditionsFamily Friendly Good CheerBeth VanDusen made the Free Little Art Gallery and installed it on her front Lobster Rolls are Back! lawn at 534 Summit Avenue in Maplewood.Authentic Irish Cuisine, Irish Coffee,Your Choice! A sanartthera- ing and that would draw people in Dine with us Indoorsor in our Outdoor Tent pist,Beth[who would] possibly want to create Fine Wines and Irish Whiskey VanDusenissomething. Thus the Free Little Art worthy of Celtic Kings alwayscreat- Gallery was conceived. ing.HavingVanDusen got to work making the seenmanyofhouse. Rather than following a mod-167 Maplewood Avenue theFreeLittleel, she came up with the design herself, Maplewood Village 973-378-2222 Librariesonlawnsacrossthecom- refashioning a wine crate to serve as the munity, she asked herself what if therestructure and adding a shingled roof, ST. JAMESS GATE APPAREL AND GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE were a similar library that containedoverhanging eaves, a sliding plexiglass www.stjamesgatepublickhouse.com small pieces of art instead of books,door and a motion-activated light in meant for making or taking or view- the gallerys interior. 32/ matters magazine / school 2021'