Arts Education Opportunities

The Pump House Visual Arts Program offers classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels. Our full-featured art classroom enables us to offer classes covering a wide range of media and topics. Visit our online calendar for a current class schedule.

Youth Summer Clay ClassOpen Clay Studio
Tuesdays, 5:00-7:00 pm
or by appointment

Our professional and newly-revamped Open Clay Studio is complete with a full-size kiln, three pottery wheels, and an assortment of tools, and glazes. Open Clay Studio is available to Pump House members. Private lessons are available upon request.

Clay Studio Requirements
Pump House Membership: See More Information
$25 Monthly Studio Fee: Pay Fee Online
Clay Purchase: $15/25 lbs

*Only clay purchased through the Pump House is allowed in the studio

Happy Music Logo  The Happy Music Studio

The Happy Music Studio is a co-op of local musicians and music teachers. Instructors include: Amy Magnuson- voice, piano, beginning guitar, and “music & mentorship”; Amy Hatlevig- guitar, sound and recording; Beth Miller- flute, folk woodwinds, beginning guitar; and Josh Rabie- guitar, fiddle, banjo, and harmonica. The Happy Music Studio is open at the Pump House on Mondays and Wednesdays.

For more information on teaching artists and lesson availability, see our website: or call 608.385.1370.

krysta wright

Piano Lessons

The Pump House is home to Krysta Wright’s Piano Studio, welcoming students grades K-12 and beginning adults. Krysta holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music with an emphasis in Piano Pedagogy and Performance.

Fee: $12 per half hour lesson. Call 319.654.5236 or email to register.

MusicTogetherMusic Together & Music Together Big Kids

Music Together is an internationally acclaimed music program for young children (birth to 5 years) and the adults who love them. This program uses a research-based, developmentally appropriate early childhood music curriculum that strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement.

Music Together Big Kids (ages 5, 6, and 7) focuses on basic music literacy and introduces choreography, harmony singing, and much more.

Instructor: Kathryn Skemp Moran. Call (608.738.1609), Email (, or visit for more information or to register.

Classes and workshops are offered throughout the academic year. Visit our online calendar for a current class schedule.