Explore, Excite, Excel

About the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy

The Eastern Iowa Arts Academy is a nonprofit after school arts organization created for K – 12th grade students in the Greater Cedar Rapids metro area. EIAA offers classes in art, music, drama, dance, cultural arts and creative writing. EIAA’s multidisciplinary and multicultural arts programs enhance the appreciation of the arts, strengthen performance abilities, provide quality after school activities, and celebrate the rich diversity in our community.

EIAA Mission

Provide exciting opportunities for students to explore the performing and visual arts to excite students about the arts for continuing exploration.

EIAA Vision

To be the innovator for creative expression that enriches life, and deliver inspiring arts experiences to all.


Dance teams, Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary and more


Beginning and Intermediate Acting, Improvisation, Musical Theatre and more


Graphic Arts, Mosaic Tile, Junk Art, Painting and Drawing, Sculpturing, Ceramics and much more


Junk Rhythm, Introduction to Guitar, Gospel Choir, Show Choir, Musicals and more


Creative Writing Workshops

Cultural Arts

Artisitic exploration of multiple cultures