join us for saturday community arts!

Rainey Institute’s Community Arts Program starts Saturday, January 14th and offers PreK-8th graders visual and performing arts classes, clubs, and community projects in Dance, Drama, Visual Arts, Music, STEM and digital arts.

After school programming

Rainey Institute After School programming returns for the 2022-2023 school year starting this fall. Popular programs – Rainey Dance Academy, El Sistema, Intergalactic Arts, STAGES, and Art Adventures – will be offered and registration is now available.

volunteer at rainey

Experience the joy of giving back while supporting our goal of delivering high quality & accessible arts education to Cleveland Youth.

west side expansion

Rainey Institute is expanding its program offerings by opening a second location in Cleveland’s Clark-Fulton neighborhood. The new space, the Pivot Center for Art will allow Rainey to provide more youth with access to music, dance, visual, and performing arts in 2023.

creatives for teens

Rainey’s Creatives Program for Teens is an opportunity for participants to gain career readiness training, constructional tools, comprehensive coaching, and individualized scholarship grants to complete self-directed creative learning projects with the help of professional mentors in the Cleveland community.

We Are rainey institute

Since its beginnings in 1904, Rainey Institute has served countless Greater Cleveland youth. Today, over 2,500 children participate in engaging arts education programming each year. Children of all ages discover and develop their talents after school, on weekends, and over the summer.

education and engagement through the arts

Visual arts

Exploring colors, textures, and materials brings joy and inspiration to individuals of all ages, especially children. The feeling a child gets when they create their first work of art is priceless.

dance

Our Staff strives to build physical, emotional and social growth for all age groups through dance from beginners to advance mastery classes.

drama

Drama programs support participants in their quest to become great actors and actresses while helping them gain the necessary skills to succeed in life.

music

Music brings joy, fulfillment, and wonder to our lives.  Our music programs are a catalyst to cultivate social and emotional growth.

Visual arts

Exploring colors, textures, and materials brings joy and inspiration to individuals of all ages, especially children. The feeling a child gets when they create their first work of art is priceless.

dance

Our Staff strives to build physical, emotional and social growth for all age groups through dance from beginners to advance mastery classes.

drama

Drama programs support participants in their quest to become great actors and actresses while helping them gain the necessary skills to succeed in life.

music

Music brings joy, fulfillment, and wonder to our lives.  Our music programs are a catalyst to cultivate social and emotional growth.

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“Arts education is critical to the development and expansion of young minds. Rainey provides enriching programs in a safe and nurturing environment where Cleveland’s young learners can express their creativity, feel valued, and build confidence.”

— City of Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb