Our Visual Arts Program
Paint. Sculpt. Draw. Design. Sew.
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. Rainey Institute’s Teaching Artists provide a wide range of fun and engaging art projects across a variety of artistic mediums. Our offerings include the following programs:
After School – Arts Enrichment
Grades 2nd – 8th
Expand your creativity and performing ability in Rainey’s Arts Enrichment after school program. Students participate visual arts or musical theater the first semester, then switch for the second semester. Every child will get the chance to dazzle their family and friends in a finale performance or showcase their art at Rainey’s Art Exhibition.
Visual Arts Group Class
Come and join this interactive arts experience! Explore your ideas and create original art using different designs, colors, textures, and mediums.
Digital Arts Group Class
Explore digital design in Rainey Institute’s Digital Arts group class. Program participants will use computers to explore graphic design, digital photography, and other digital and graphic media.
Clay 101 Group Class
Looking to get a little messy? Then Clay 101 is the class for you! Let your ideas run wild and create beautiful sculptures using clay as your artistic medium.
Sewing (Beginner) Group Class
Learn sewing basics in Rainey Institute’s Beginner Sewing Group Class. Get comfortable with a sewing machine, learn pattern layouts, cutting, essential construction skills, and finishing techniques.
Sewing (Intermediate) Group Class
Take it up a step and join Rainey Institute’s Intermediate Sewing Group Class. Perfect your sewing skills by making piping, attaching collars and sleeves, setting in smocked inserts, adding plackets, and creating gathered skirts, box pleats, and blinded hems.
Fashion Design Group Class
Interested in the world of fashion? Even if you’re not planning to be a professional fashion designer, you’ll enjoy this class. Program participants will move through various phases of fashion design including: research and mood boards, collections and trends, sketching, draping, pattern making, and construction.
“Whenever you give a young person, a child the opportunity to be free in a way that they can express themselves, they always do better in other parts of their lives.”
— Mayor Frank Jackson