Welcome to the Lamorinda Arts Council

Founded in 1950 as the Orinda Arts Council, the Lamorinda Arts Council has been stimulating, supporting, and advocating for the visual and performing arts in the schools and community for over sixty years. Key contributions to the schools and community include Lamorinda Idol, the high school Visual Arts Competition, Art in Public Places, Orinda Library Gallery, school musicals, and much more!

Important Announcements:

Warriors Broadcaster to Headline Art of Mixology

We are  very excited to announce that Golden State Warriors announcer and former NBA star Jim Barnett will make an appearance at the Art of Mixology craft cocktail competition and will announce the winners in two of the categories for the evening - Audience Favorite for professional bartenders and Home Crafted for the top amateur.

The Event is on October 8 at Orinda Theatre Square. Get your tickets before they sell out!

Get Your Tasting Ticket for 10/8 Art of Mixology

The Third Annual Art of Mixology Competition is Coming October 8Art of Mixology

Come sample 20 craft cocktails in a safe and sane fashion, eat gourmet finger foods and enjoy some music at Orinda Theatre Square. The third annual Art of Mixology craft cocktail competition and tasting will be held October 8, 2016 at 4:30pm.

Lamorinda Idol 2016 Winners

We are pleased to announce our Lamorinda Idol 2016 Winners:

  • Grades K-2 Soloists: Shawn Smith
  • Grades 3-5 Soloists: Natalie Schroeder
  • Middle School Soloists: Jenni Coletta
  • High School Soloists: Leah Woodcox
  • Group Category K-5: Lucky Charms (Lucy Foss, Kaylin Ishizu, Ava Jacuzzi)
  • Group Category 6-8: Aislinn & Ella (Ella Dunderdale, Aislinn Welch)
  • Group Category 9-12: Sweet Harmony (Arriana Glenn, Kiera Glenn)
  • Audience Award: Lleyton Allen