2016 Summer Camp Registration is Open!

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Summer camp registration is officially open! Sign up now to reserve space for this very popular program. Spots go quickly and we sell out within a matter of weeks. School will be over before you know it – make sure the children in your life have a chance to join us for a summer of […]

Rainey Arts Classes for Home Schooled Students

Posted on Jan 14, 2016

Did you know that Rainey Institute offers a variety of classes for students who are being home schooled? Come join us and exercise your creativity.

Coffee with the Cops

Posted on Jan 12, 2016

It’s certainly no secret that topics such as neighborhood violence and disconnect with law enforcement continue to be in the forefront of community news and opinions. With your help, the more educated and engaged our community can be, the better the chances that violent situations can be averted. Join this special event, warm up with […]

ES@R Parents and Students Play Side by Side

Posted on Dec 15, 2015

In September, El Sistema@Rainey launched a new violin class for the parents of our ES@R musicians. Once a week for forty-five minutes, parents enrolled in the class would come to Rainey to learn the basics of violin-playing. This past Friday, after many months of hard work, they performed in front of their first audience and […]

Rainey Kids Count Their Blessings this Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted on Dec 3, 2015

Our students recently took part in a workshop conducted by the American Greetings Young Professionals Resource Network to create a “Thank List”.  This exercise captures exactly what Rainey means to our students and serves as a beautiful testament to our impact in the community. We give thanks, each day, for our dedicated teachers and the […]

American Greetings brings Halloween fun to Rainey Institute

Posted on Oct 17, 2015

Special thanks to the American Greetings Young Professionals Resource Network who spent their day with us here at Rainey. Our students decorated masks, ate candy, made art projects and played a pumpkin-picking game complete with fun prizes. Thank you American Greetings for all the special things you do for us throughout the year.

A Vote for Issue 8 is a Vote For Rainey

Posted on Oct 16, 2015

By renewing Issue 8, you will help secure arts funding for the next 10 years. You will join the effort that allows Cleveland to support thousands of jobs, attract millions of visitors, contribute hundreds of millions of dollars into our economy every year, enhance education, and instill pride in our residents. Please vote for Issue […]

A Very Special Piece of Furniture Comes to Rainey Institute

Posted on Oct 8, 2015

Rainey Institute has been collaborating with students from The Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner College of Medicine to engage in an artistic exploration of health, well-being and social cohesion in our neighborhoods. This beautiful bench reflects the experience students had and sheds light on issues that are important to our children. We are so grateful for this […]

Rainey Institute Welcomes Kop Thammapruksa

Posted on Sep 1, 2015

Thanks to the generosity of The Cleveland Foundation, we are thrilled to be welcoming our “Creative Fusion” artist-in-residence to the Rainey Institute Family. Narumol Thammapruksa, aka ‘Kop’ is a theatre artist and Ph.D. student in peace building from Thailand. She provides personal storytelling workshops and turns the stories into a play. Kop is also a […]

Rainey Teacher Shares Her Talent to Soothe Hearts

Posted on Aug 25, 2015

Rainey Institute’s El Sistema Coordinator, Courtney Watson, was honored to play at Cleveland City Hall yesterday during a public viewing of the late former congressman, Louis Stokes. We are grateful that she could share her musical gifts to honor an esteemed member of our community who will be dearly missed.