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 on display in our gallery.



The Winter / Holiday 2014-2015 Legacy has just been released Click Here to be one of the first to see it


The current exhibit is Youth Art Month and will be on display untill March 17th. 


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

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Current Exhibit

Call for Artists!

The 28th Annual Skylands Regional Juried Art Exhibit

We are pleased to announce that the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council will once again host the Annual Skylands Regional Juried Art Exhibit! This exhibit has become a benchmark for quality art shows in the New Jersey Highlands. Both the exhibit and the opening reception are well attended by the public and highly regarded by artists of all levels of experience.

For more information about the 2015 Skylands Exhibition please see: "28th Annual Skylands Regional Exhibit"


An Upcoming Exhibit is Lighter Side:

There's a full spectrum of light, shining, reflecting, casting shadows, but the "lighter side" seems to call for smiles, a pleasant situation, or something comedic, an outright funny, wheeze-inducing guffaw. How might you interpret or capture the lighter side?Reception:


 Saturday, April 11, 4 to 6 pmDrop-off:


Sunday, March 29, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and

Tuesday, March 31, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m..


Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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