Riker Hill Art Park


Essex County Riker Hill Art Park is a former United States Missile Tracking Base in Livingston, NJ. The 42-acre complex was purchased from the federal government for one dollar in 1974. The buildings, which once housed army facilities, have been transformed into 38 artist studios. Artists-in-residence work in various disciplines such as painting, fine metal jewelry, ceramics, pottery, glass-blowing, fine prints, photography and sculpture.

Size:  42 acres
276 Beaufort Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
The grounds at Riker Hill Art Park are open from dawn to dusk seven days a week.

Artists’ studios are open twice a year, on the first weekends in June and November, for an Open House and Art Sale.
To receive an application to rent an artist’s studio at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park, please contact the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs at 973-433-7469.
Distinguishing Features
  • Artist studios
  • Public Art
  • Semi Annual artists at work, for the open house.
  • Scenic overlook