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

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


Congratulations to the Lamorinda ShortDocs Winners!

Congratulations to the 17 filmmakers that presented their works at the first annual Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest, as well as to these winners in the five categories:

View the ShortDocs Film Fest event video.