Programs at the Art House Des Moines

Ukulele Choir


Join a monthly ukulele choir, meeting at Windsor Presbyterian Church the first Thursday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Bring a friend or family member, along with your ukuleles, and learn new songs, chords, and strumming techniques. All ages and abilities are welcome to this free gathering. Please register to let us know that you are coming, and if you need a ukulele to borrow for the evening, let us know that too, and we will try to help you out! “Because if everyone played the ukulele, this world would be a much happier place” – Jake Shimabakuro

Facilitated by Natalie Steenson.


Ukulele choir

Music + Play


Come enjoy multi-aged early childhood music education that’s all play! For young children ages 16 months to 5 years with their family or caregiver. Children and families will experience music and movement in weekly classes led by Natalie Steenson. Families will recall and learn traditional and folk children’s music that has nurtured wonder and joy for generations.

Spring 2018 sessions run for 5 weeks on Fridays from 9:00- 9:30 a.m. for just $35 per family. Spring class sessions begin Friday, January 12th, February 16th, March 23rd, and again on April 27, 2018. Register today! 

Save the date for Saturday spring sessions: Saturday, February 17th, 24th, March 3rd, 10th, and 17th!

Music and Play

Daytime Art Classes

Join Emily Verdoorn for her Group Art Lessons.

Drawing: ages 10 years and up. Twelve week course. $144.
Mixed Media: under 12 years old. Twelve week course. $164.
Nature Journaling: all ages. Six week course. $72.

Private Lessons are available at $15/hour.

Contact Emily for more information on dates, times, and class descriptions!

Daytime Art Classes

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