Iowa's Cultural Corridor Alliance

Opportunities to engage in Arts and Culture in Iowa's Creative Corridor


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The Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance (ICCA) is a partnership of cultural organizations throughout eleven counties in and around Iowa’s Creative Corridor.


The mission of ICCA is to promote the varied cultural activities of its partner organizations and to nurture a sustainable cultural community.

ICCA is the community resource for Arts, Culture and Entertainment, offering our members and the community advocacy-focused events, educational programming, professional development, and arts and culture awareness.

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The arts mean business in Iowa’s Creative Corridor!

In FY2010, the Corridor’s non-profit arts and culture industry generated:

$79.8 million

annual economic activity


full-time equivalent jobs

$7.4 million

local and state government revenue

$52.4 million

household income to local residents

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March 20, 2019

Silos and Smokestacks People’s Choice Awards

Several Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area Sites within the Iowa Cultural Corridor have been nominated for the People’s Choice Site of the Year 2019. Vote for your favorite Cultural…
March 20, 2019

CBJ invites Coolest Places to Work nominations

NORTH LIBERTY – The Corridor Business Journal (CBJ) is seeking nominations for its 2019 Coolest Places to Work. Honorees will be recognized at an Aug. 27 awards banquet and featured…
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March 20, 2019

Collins Radio Documentary Chosen for Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Collins Story: Connecting the Moon to the Earth - Moon Talk has been chosen as an Official Selection to be exhibited at the 2019 Cedar Rapids…
March 13, 2019

Applications Open for Summer Writing Programs at UI’s International Writing Program

Applications Open to Americans Age 15-22 for 2-Week Summer Writing Programs at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program Creative Writing Brings Students from the U.S. & Around the World…

Upcoming Events

Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
“American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times” Exhibition Now – May 19, 2019 American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times brings together seventy-seven images culled from the John...
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Terra Nova: Ten Years November 3, 2018 – October 6, 2019 The CRMA celebrates ten years of collaborating with the Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio. In 2009, the CRMA...
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Comic book talk with other fans spotlighting a particular character, creator, or genre. Are you a comic book enthusiast? Want to share your love for this artful style of literature?...
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Ladd Library
Make new furry friends as you improve your reading skills! Trained, certified therapy dogs provide comfortable companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone...