Rachel Weaver Rivera
Artist and Art Educator, Founder of Imagine Art Studio

Original Artwork, Professional Development Workshops, Art Instruction

REGISTERING NOW, call or text 773-203-6659.


Art Classes for Children


At the Kensington Arts Center Housed at Emmanuel Church

203 South Kensington, La Grange, IL 60525 

For enrollment instructions, visit:


Instructor, Rachel Weaver Rivera, MFA

Call Rachel at 773-203-6659 with questions or email  at imagineartstudio@sbcglobal.net

Classes promote friendship, self-expression, and FUN. Everyone is welcome. 


January: Whimsical Winter Wonder ART!

Saturdays 1/12, 19, and 26 4-5:30 PM

Get ready to explore the cool, inspiring beauty of winter. Create Fancy Fabric Dancing Penguin Banners, 3D Snow Castles, and Ice Queen Jewel Portraits. AGED 6 and up. $75


February: Mixed Media Amazing Animals

Saturdays 2/2, 9, 16, 23 from 4-5:30 PM

Bring your imagination to fashion Groovy Groundhog Sculptures, Sparkling Valentine Fox Boxes, Wise Owl Feather Relief Portraits, and Dynamic Japanese Fish Windsocks. AGED 6 and up. $100


March: Spring Fancy Flowers and Showers

Saturdays 3/2, 9, 16, and 23 from 4-5:30

Join us for a spring series including Chasing Rainbow Watercolor Heart Quilts, Color Explosion Mandalas, Irish Legend Dioramas, and Flower Power Charm Necklaces. AGED 6 and up. $100


April: Easter Extravaganza

Saturdays 4/6 and 13 from 4-5:30

It’s the season of rabbits! Enjoy creating a Extraordinary Egg Front Door Wreath and Beautiful Bunny with Crazy Carrot Sculpture. AGED 6 and up. $50

Please make checks out to Kensington Arts Center

 $20 annual registration fee.


Parents and caregivers are welcome at any time during class. Pop in a few minutes early at pick up time to see what your child has been working on. Typically, children take ALL their work home on the last day of class in a special portfolio.


Make-up Policy: No problem if you or your child would like to make up the class within the same session. Please call or email with your request so you can be certain the other class you wish to attend has space available.


Birthday Art Parties

Call Rachel at 773-203-6659 to Schedule


The CREATIVE WAY to celebrate your child’s next birthday!

-1.5 hours, typically on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon

-Includes pre-party planning meeting, instruction, & materials

-Birthday child chooses a *special project for everyone to make

-Project takes 1 hour

-30 minutes for cake (you bring) & presents

-Up to 20 children maximum

-$20 per child


Call 773-203-6659 to schedule a time to visit the studio, talk over details, and view projects:

*Mermaid house, fancy felt purse, wood room sign, magical mobile, super sun catcher, pirate ship, spy hideout, shark tank, lovely room corner, paper bag puppy, and more!