Welcome to the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council!  We are a non profit organization whose mission is to foster and promote the artistic and cultural vitality of Sussex County.  

We encourage you to check out the Events, Things to Do, and Artist Community pages on our site as a resource for what's happening in the Arts! 


Check out the link to the WMBC-Newsroom. You can watch a short interview with our Executive Director, Mary Jo Mathias reguarding the Picatinny Exhibit previously on display in our gallery.


The Winter / Holiday 2014-2015 Legacy has been released Click Here to see it


The current exhibit is the Lighter Side and will be on display untill April 22nd.

The next exhibit in the gallery will be The 28th Annual Skylands Regional Jurried Art Exhibit. On display from May 2nd until June 13th until June 13th.  


Tickets for the  May 2nd Champagne Reception are available.

       Event invitation to 28th Skylands Regional Jurried Exhibit


Please enjoy this sample of work from a previous exhibit, Artist's Choice.

Sussex Skylands National Endowment for the Arts Discover Jersey Arts New Jersey Arts Council Visit NJ The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Current Exhibit

Runs Until: April 22, 2015
Artist Reception: Saturday, April 11, 4 to 6 pm

Call for Artists!

An Upcoming Exhibit is: Beautiful New Jersey Photography Compition and Exhibition

Sponsored by the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council
The Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council invites you to submit entries for the Beautiful New Jersey
Photography Competition and Exhibition. It is open to all photographers. All entries will be exhibited at
the Public Gallery at the Sussex County Judicial Center in Newton NJ.
Two cash prizes will be awarded. First Prize $150, Second Prize $75
The first prize winner will also receive a free one month “featured artist” exhibit at the Council’s Spring Street gallery in Newton!
Exhibit Dates:
April 20th-May 26th, 2015
Award Reception:
Tuesday May 26, from 6:00 to
7:30 pm, on the second floor of the Judicial Center
43-47 High Street, Newton, NJ.

The Awards will be presented at 7pm


Tuesday April 20, 12 - 3 pm at the Sussex County Judicial Center, second floor gallery, 43-47High Street, Newton, NJ.

Or April 14th-17th between 9 am - 3 pm at the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council Gallery, 133 Spring Street, Newton, NJ.


All artists are asked to collect their prints at
the end of the reception on May 26.


 For more information on upcomeing exhibitions please see our Events Page.