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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Call for Artists
August 21, 2019

U.S. Cellular Center Light Sculpture Call for Artists

The City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa is requesting proposals for a public art installation to be located in the City of Cedar Rapids Convention Center and U.S. Cellular Center Complex.…
August 21, 2019

Uptown Survey Collects Input from Residents

Uptown Marion Main Streets is asking residents to fill out a short online survey that will be used in guiding programs to improve the Uptown District. In conjunction with Main…
Call for Artists
August 14, 2019

Directors Needed: Dreamwell Theatre

We are currently seeking directors for the following shows in our 2019-2020 season: 4.48 Psychosis Sarah Kane, Cowboy Mouth by Sam Shepard and Patti Smith, Hatchet Lady by by Savannah…
Partner News
August 14, 2019

CRMA Director chosen to speak at Conference in London

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) is pleased to announce that Executive Director Sean Ulmer was selected to speak about the Grant Wood Studio at a conference on historic…

Upcoming Events

Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day Amana Colonies RV Park and Event Center
Celebrating all things wood and wood related. Ongoing demonstrations and sales of furniture, toys, home and garden, bowls, carving and tools.
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The History Center
The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant,...
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
For the tenth year in a row, it’s FREE SUMMER AT THE CRMA!!! From now until Sunday, September 1, admission to the CRMA is Free. Come in as often as...
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
John Beckelman’s Horizon Suite is a group of six recently-completed three-dimensional landscapes. Using the expressive potential of clay and a variety of other materials, Beckelman’s work explores the transitional space...