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

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. 

Introducing Lamorinda ShortDocs, Documentary Film Festival For All Ages

Lights! Camera! Action! Are you a local filmmaker or aspiring movie director or producer? Then enter the first-ever Lamorinda Arts Lamorinda ShortDocsCouncil’s Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest starting on March 1. The festival consists of workshops and a judged contest designed to not only promote local filmmaking, but also to encourage novice filmmakers of all ages to learn how to produce documentary films. Learn more!