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 

Friday, November 16, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Building - Coliseum


Chip in 4 Eastern Iowa Arts Academy Golf Classic



Monday, September 17, 2018

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 12th, 2018

Franklin Middle School

300 20th St. NE

Gallery opens at 9:30 am

Performance begins at 10 am  


Junkin' for a Cause 2018

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 We are currently accepting donations - excluding clothing or outdated technology.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 1, 9:00am - 7:00 pm

Saturday, June 2, 9:00am - 4:00pm 

Sunday, May 3, 9:00am - 12:00pm

New location this year:

Maresh Sheet Metal/Benchmark Construction
907 17th St. NE (across from the Mt. Mercy's new Sports Complex)



The Riley Smith Youth Music Festival

This all day event includes a Youth Music Festival featuring youth rock bands, and solo performers, from Cedar Rapids 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.

Riley Smith Youth Music Festival

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

10 am - 10 pm

NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids
1100 3rd St. SE

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 more information contact or 319-350-1805