30 Alabama Street, Cave Spring, GA 30124
Alton Holman Heritage Arts (AHHAS) is a non-profit organization that provides instructional art programs on the heritage arts for children. They offer classes, workshops and camps.
Classes include pine needle and wood splits basketry, bead making (by hand and by torch), carved walking sticks, crochet, felting (working raw wool into hats), kaleidoscopes (glass), marbling, oil painting, papier mâché puppetry, porcelain painting, pottery, Pysanky (Ukrainian egg batik), quilting, rosemaling (Polish decorative painting), silver clay, stained glass, storytelling-drama, tatting, weaving, woodcarving, and woodworking (using hand tools).
Instructors are practicing artists and several are nationally acclaimed.
AHHAS was incorporated in Georgia in October of 2002 and is named for Alton Holman, a talented photographer who was educated at the Georgia School for the Deaf.