Helen Arts &

Heritage Center

Experience Art & Heritage

There is plenty to see and experience at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center.

Open Daily

12pm - 5pm

with NEWLY ADDED hours - opening Saturday's at 10am

Gallery Exhibit - Fly Away

Come see all things "flight" from birds to balloons.

Exhibit Runs from 4/11/2024 - 7/08/2024

History Museum Exhibit

The Old Heidelberg & the Link Family

Exhibit Runs from 4/11/2024 - 7/07/2024

Art Classes

Visit HelenArts.org to register


Veterans Art Classes

At Helen Arts & Heritage Center, we love to support the Veterans with 2 FREE Art Workshops a month on the 1st and 2nd Thursdays from 10a-12p.

Class Locations:

1st Thursday

Unicoi Springs RV Resort

2444 GA-356

Helen GA 30545

2nd Thursday

270 West Savannah St.

Toccoa GA 30577

VFW #4346

Learn more

Membership fee for Open Studio 

$30/session, or

$100/month for unlimited sessions.


Open Studio hours are currently:

Sunday 1-4pm

Tuesday 6-9pm

Thursday 1-4p

The HAHC Pottery Studio is a well-equipped studio that is shared by a diverse group of ceramic artists and potters. Whether you're an experienced potter looking for studio space or a beginner interested in learning how to hand-build or wheel-thrown, HAHC Pottery Studio has everything you need to start working with clay. The Pottery Studio is managed by local artist, Alyson Webber.

We offer a variety of classes from beginner wheel throwing to hand building classes. If there is a technique that you are interested in. contact us at the arts center.

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June 16th

Happy Fathers' Day

Any man can be a Father, but it takes a special man to be a Dad - Happy Fathers' Day to all the Dads.

Here are a few printable coloring pages for the kids!

Father's Day

Breakfast Treat

Blueberry Ricotta Cheese Squares

Batter Ingredients

1 c of all-purpose flour

3/4 c of sugar

1 1/4 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/3 c milk

1/4 c of shortening

1 egg

1/2 tsp vanilla

Middle Layer

1 1/2 c blueberries

Sprinkle Blueberries over batter

Topping Ingredients

2 eggs

1 1/4 c ricotta

1/3 c sugar

1/4 tsp vanilla

You will need a 9x9x2 baking dish/pan


Preheat oven to 350 deg.

Batter Mixing

In a small mixer bowl, combine flour, sugar baking powder and salt. Add the milk, shortening, egg and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on low until combined. Beat on medium for 1 minute. Pour batter into a greased 9x9x2 baking pan/dish and spread evenly.

Middle Layer

Sprinkle Blueberries over batter mix

Topping Mixing

In a medium bowl. lightly beat 2 eggs with fork. Add ricotta cheese, sugar and vanilla. Mix until combined. Spoon topping mixture over top of blueberries until evenly spread.

Baking Directions

Bake in 350 oven for 55-60 minutes.

Let cool, top with with cream (optional) and enjoy! Cover and store in refrigerator.

By Sandi Liscinsky, Executive Director

Optional - add about 1-2 tsp of fresh lemon zest to the blueberries. And you can use mixed berries too for this recipe.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do. I especially enjoy making this recipe with market fresh blueberries.

HAHC is part of the Tour....

JUNE 14th, 15th & 16th

Be sure to visit Helen Arts & Heritage Center during the 2024 Northeast Georgia Arts Tour.

Learn more

Alpine Summerfest - Festival of Art & Fine Crafts

JULY 20 & 21, 2024

10:00 am to 5:00 pm both days

Enjoy two-days of the regions finest artists and craft persons. Original/handmade works.

Learn more

August 15, 2024

Heart for the Arts Fundraiser

HAHC is having it Annual Fundraiser on Thursday August 15, 2024 from 5-8pm at the beautiful downtown Helendorf River Inn & Suites.

Tickets - Available soon

Accepting Donations for HEART FOR THE ARTS Fundraiser

In order to have a successful fundraiser we need your help and donations.

We are looking for the following donations:

  • Business donated items and/or gift certificates
  • Artwork from Artists
  • Monetary Donations

Attention HAHC Artist:

With your donation - you will qualify to have one of your Gallery Items to sell at our fundraising event at the Mini HAHC Gift Shop.

Helping Hands - we need volunteers in the following areas:

  • 2-3 Volunteers for Decorating Crew
  • 2 Volunteers to Check in Guest
  • 1 Volunteer to work the Mini HAHC Gift Shop
  • 3-4 Volunteers for Cleanup Crew
  • 2 Volunteers to operate the refreshments/beverage station
  • 1 Volunteer to be our Auctioneer (I am hopeful that Mully would be so kind and be our auctioneer again this year!)

Other Items Needed:

  • Fresh Flower Donations
  • Table Linens

Please contact Sandi Liscinsky, Executive Director and let her know how you can help.

Please be sure to donate no later than July 31st.

Thank you!!

Click here to Email Executive Director, Sandi Liscinsky

We Need You.....

HAHC is a 501(c)3 non-profit art gallery, gift shop, pottery studio, art classroom, history museum founded in 2007.

We still need your support! Become a Sponsor the Arts - show you care with a donation that supports the ARTS and Heritage!

We serve Northeast Georgia artists and the community through art education, art therapy and sales opportunities. The Helen Arts and Heritage Center (HAHC) would not be able to exist without the support we receive from our community. 

Many come to the Helen Arts and Heritage Center as a source of visitor information. Guests are always looking for adventure, hiking, or a place to relax. They inquire about places to shop, eat, drink and sleep! Let us promote your business. Become a Business Sponsors - With your donation - HAHC will promote your business.

We have a donation link on our website at www.Helenarts.org or click on the giving hands


For additional information and or questions please contact Sandi Liscinsky, Executive Director via email at helenartshc@helenart.org

2024 Patron of the Art Sponsors

Art Advocate

Steve & Sally Fowler

Connie Gilbert

Faith Malenke-Kaylor

Art Buff

Patricia Noell

Linda Partington

Flynn Gentry-Taylor

Linda Lloyd

ART Sponsorship Tier Donations:

ART Angel - $10,000 / ART Benefactor - $5,000 / ART Enthusiast - $3,000 /

ART Advocate - $1000 / ART Lover - $500 / ART Buff - $250

2024 Business Sponsors

Silver Business Sponsor

S.T.A.R.S. - Studies of the Arts

BUSINESS Sponsorship Tier Donations:

DIAMOND Business - $10,000 / PLATINUM Business - $5,000 /

GOLD Business - $1000 / SILVER Business - $500 / BROZNE Business - $250

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