Arts & Culture

culture and arts in iowa's creative corridorWhen it comes to culture and arts in Iowa, you don’t have to live in a large metro to indulge in cultural richness.

Hancher Auditorium hosts some of the world’s greatest performance icons. Orchestra Iowa is one of the oldest continuously operating symphonies west of the Mississippi and performs in Cedar Rapids’ Paramount Theatre.

From rock to comedy to jazz to opera, pick your performance almost every night of the week.

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Culture and arts in Iowa’s Creative Corridor means more than 30 museums, including the African American Museum, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, National Czech & Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, and the University of Iowa Museum of Art. You’ll find interesting exhibits and plenty to experience at a pace that lets you do more.

And, you can see all that’s happening in one place online.  Visit, the official website of the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance (ICCA) an alliance of over 150 cultural organizations in Iowa’s Creative Corridor.