• The Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities
    Davenport Community Schools
    306 W. River Drive, 2nd Floor
    Davenport Iowa 52801
    (563) 723-5350

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Giant Advent Windows Make Headlines!

    You can read the entire article by Dispatch-Argus reporter Jonathan Turner hereRead more

    This Wednesday – Only ONE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE!

    Read more

    CAA 8th Grader Shines Bright in “The Nutcracker”

    Creative Arts Academy 8th Grader Oliver Klipsch made his ballet debut with Ballet Quad Cities this weekend. Klipsch played the young prince and Drosselmeyer’s nephew. Read the full Quad City Times preview. 

    Formerly a Communication and Media Arts student with the Academy, Klipsch fell in love with dance and made the change to a Dance Concentration. Read more

    Winter Break Schedule

    The Davenport Community School District will have a 2-hour early dismissal on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. The district’s Winter Break will begin Thursday, December 20, 2018 and continue through Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  Students will return to school on Thursday, January 3, 2019. Additional information on scheduled breaks for the Davenport Community Schools can be found on the 2018-2019 academic calendar on the district website at DCSD Academic Calendar.
    Read more

    Behind The CAA

     

    Behind the CAA
    Behind the CAA
     
    Video Production brought to you by the Central High School
    Broadcast and Sound Fundamentals Class
    Trinity Brown, Annabelle Gillespie, Giovanni Macias, Wyeth Platt, Nicolas Zepeda
     
    Utilizing industry-level tools and materials, Broadcast and Sound Fundamental students are engaged in a professional photo/broadcast studio as their classroom. Students produce both live and recorded broadcast airings; utilizing both video and audio media formats. Read more

    Through the Eyes of Youth

     
     
    The City of Davenport lent their support to the Creative Arts Academy by donating cameras to the Communication and Media Arts division. These cameras are used to teach students basic photography, allowing each and every student to have their own camera when participating in photo walks and students event attend CAA events as official photographers! Read more

    The Largest Advent Calendar in Iowa – designed by Creative Arts Students

     

     
    Did you know? Iowa’s largest advent calendar is designed by Creative Arts Academy students? The calendar is located in the windows of the German American Heritage Center & Museum in Downtown Davenport. The German American Heritage Center is located just at the base of the Centennial Bridge.
     
    A new window is revealed each day beginning December 1st.
    Read more

    German American Heritage Center Opening Reception and Exhibit

     
     
     
    On Wednesday, November 14th CAA 7th grade students, along with the German American Heritage Center, held the opening reception for the new exhibit “Twas the Night Before Weihnachten: A German Christmas Story.” 
     
     
    The 7th grade students began work on this project in their Integrated Arts classes in August. Read more

    Read more

    Congratulations to the CAA’s Brynn Weiss. Brynn won 3rd place for 3-Dimensional art at this year’s Festival of Trees. Brynn is a Junior at Central High School. Way to go, Brynn! 

    Read more