EIAA is pleased to host a variety of events throughout the year. Our main events are our Arts Alive! Showcase, the United Arts Showcase, Junkin' for a Cause, The Riley Smith Youth Music Festival, Harvesting the Arts dinner and auction, and our unique Golf Event.  

EIAA has events the whole community will enjoy.

Explore, Excite, Excel!




Harvesting the Arts 

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Friday, November 17, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Building - Coliseum


Chip in 4 Eastern Iowa Arts Academy Golf Classic



Monday, September 18, 2017

Elmcrest Country Club

Great Music, Great Food, Great Golfing & A Great Cause

This event features live music on the golf course, flag event prizes, putting contest

and loads of FUN!

For more information about our golf event or to learn how to be a sponsor,

Call:  Aldean at 319/450-3665.

Registration packets coming via email.


The United Arts Showcase is our spring showcase featuring young artisits who have participated in classes in the Spring Term.  Join us to celebrate the unifying force of the arts! A student gallery and performances showcase the students' creativity.  Students from our classes in the schools and at our Music and Arts Studios participate and the event is open to the public for a small fee which supports our programming.

Join us!

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Harding Middle School

4801 Golf St. NE

Gallery opens at 9 am

Performances at 10 am and 1 pm 

Junkin' for a Cause

Our annual junkin' sale is not to be missed!  Find unique collectables and good deals!  Hosted at our Music and Arts Studios we invite the community to come in and browse, find a good deal and tour our facility.  All proceeds directly benefit the programming of Eastern Iowa Arts Academy. We are currently accepting donations - excluding clothing or outdated technology.  If you have anything to donate to the cause, give us a call!  Then come shop...

Friday, June 2, 8:00am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, June 3, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Sunday, May 4, 9:00am - 12:00pm

at The Music and Arts Studios

1847 E Ave NE Cedar Rapids

The Riley Smith Youth Music Festival

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This all day event includes a Youth Music Festival featuring young rock bands, solo performers, singing groups and string ensembles from Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo and surrounding communities.  The day's events culminate with a performance by Riley Smith and the Life of Riley Band, featuring Alburnett, Iowa native, Riley Smith currently stars in the h it series "Frequency" and starred as Markus Keene on ABC's hit TV drama "Nashville" as well as CW's hit TV drama "Frequency".

Riley Smith Youth Music Festival

Saturday, July 15th

10 am - 10 pm

NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids

Youth Music Festival

10am - 6pm   Tickets $10

 All Day Pass

10am - 10pm   Tickets $15

Call for Musicians

Now accepting applications for performances.  To apply:

  • Submit an audio or video clip as well as links to Facebook or YouTube, Instagram or other websites to help us evaluate your performance.  Clip must be of the song you intend to perform.
  • email this to along with
  • Band name
  • Genre
  • Band member names and ages
  • Name of Song
  • Hometown
  • Contact name and phone number
  • Band photo

For mor information contact or 319-350-1805


We are proud to be the recipient of proceeds from the following events:



Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Parlor City Pub and Eatery

1125 3rd St.SE

5:30 - 8:30 pm

Auction begins at 6:30

Admission $40

Art auction and craft beer


Purchase Tickets Here!