Arts and Heritage Council holds annual meeting

| 15 Feb 2012 | 10:50

    NEWTON — On Monday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. is the annual meeting of the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council. Founded in 1971, the council is a non-profit agency designated by the Freeholders as the official arts and heritage organization for the county. Its mission is to foster and promote the artistic and cultural vitality of Sussex County. The annual meeting is open to the general public and to all members of the Arts and Heritage Council. The meeting will be held in the council’s gallery, at 133 Spring Street in Newton. Refreshments will be served. The purpose of the meeting is to apprise the membership of the activity of the council, give an yearly treasurer’s report, elect new board of trustees members, and present trustees whose terms have expired. Also during the meeting, the re-grantees are notified of their grant amount for 2012. The Council’s gallery exhibits two and three-dimensional art and fine crafts. The current show, Art is a Gift, will be on display until Jan. 7. Information about current and future exhibits, and other events in the Sussex County community, can be found on the council’s website or by calling 973-383-0027.