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! 




The current exhibit in the gallery is


Beautiful New Jersey


The Exhibit Runs June 11th - July 23rd, 2016.  




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



The July / August 2016 Legacy e-letter has been released Click Here to see it!

Stay tuned for the Next Edition of The Legacy!

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: July 23, 2016
Reception: Saturday, June 11, 3:30 to 6 pm
RITA MIRONOFF Exhibition: “Meet My Paintings”
Runs Until: August 17, 2016
At the Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College! Artist Reception: July 6th, 2016 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 Pm

Call for Artists!


Open to visual artists 60 years of age or over, currently residing in Sussex County
In cooperation with the NJ Senior Citizen Art Show

Entrants are either professional or non-professional classification.

Winners are selected from entries in each category, in both professional and non-professional classes.

First place winners from this show will be entered into the state competition in September

The category winners for Sussex County will be announced at the reception on August 20th from 4 PM to 6 PM. The reception is free and all are welcome!

Exhibition runs: 

July 30, 2016 through September 3, 2016

Drop off labeled artwork and entry form:  

Sunday July 24, from 12 to 3 pm or Tuesday July 26, from 10 to 5 pm 

Pick up artwork:

Sunday September 4 from 12 to 3 pm or  Tuesday September. 6 from 10 to 5 pm 

For more information about this exhibition or to download a prospectus, please click on the show title above.


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