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

To create inspiring arts opportunities for life.

EIAA Vision

We promise to ignite passion and build community through the exploration of visual and performing arts.


Dance teams, Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Step Teams, and Creative Movement. 


Acting, Improvisation, Musical Theatre, Shadow Puppets, and Readers Theatre.


Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Ceramics, Fiber Arts, Stained Glass, Graphic Arts, Illustration, Anime, Mixed Media and much more!


Introduction to Guitar, Choir, Show Choir, Mallet Percussion Ensemble, Percussion, Music Production, and Rock Band!


Creative Writing, Song Writing.

Cultural Arts

Exploring multiple cultures through the study of music, visual arts, dance, theatre, and creative writing students broaden their understanding of diverse cultures.