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, Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest, Art in Public Places, Orinda Library Gallery, school musicals, and much more!

Mission: to ignite and sustain artistic expression and appreciation for all ages throughout Lamorinda.  We are an engaged group of volunteers and donors who develop and produce events, partner with professional organizations and artists, give financial support and awards, and advocate for a vibrant, local culture of visual, performing, and literary arts.

Contact Info:

PO Box 121
Orinda, 94563

Registeration Opens Feb 1 for High School Visual Arts Competition

Registration for the 14th Annual High School Visual Arts Competition opens February 1st through the 15th.

Students will drop off their work at the Orinda Library Art Gallery on February 27th. Judging will then take place and a reception announcing the winners will be held on March 8th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  All participants will enjoy the opportunity to exhibit their work in the Orinda Library Art Gallery from March 1-30th.

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!