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

Lamorinda-Acalanes Union Film Festival Winners!

Aspiring Spielbergs had their day at the 8th annual Lamorinda-Acalanes Union Film Festival, held on February 28 at Campolindo High School. High Schoolers across Lamorinda wrote, starred in, directed, and produced digital film shorts for the gala in the hopes of winning the fabulous prizes.

Some of the 2014 winners include:

Kyle Glasow – Iceberg
Becca Havian – Beautiful Words

Actor/Actress (in district)
Zach Foxworthy – The Sandbox
Sean Dobbyn- Date Night
Aaron Adza- The Apple
Todd Blakely, Jr.– Quandary, Most Wanted
Kion Karimi– Fin/Montgomery House/Most Wanted/Quandary
Nick Mediati – The Adventures of Balthazar Baker/Acting

Voting Now Open for HS Visual Arts Competition

Mobile phone-based text voting for Best in Show winner of the High School Visual Arts Competition will remain open until March 11, with the winner announced at the VAC reception on March 12. Cast your vote by texting to 22333 the characters HSVAC followed by the artwork ID number affixed to each item (e.g., 3D999).

Artwork can be seen during Orinda Library hours in the Gallery.

Co-Sponsored by Lamorinda Educational Foundations,EFO, LPIE, and MEF.