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

2015 Art of Mixology Competition Winners!

Art of MixologyCongratulations to all the bartenders that competed in the 2015 Art of Mixology craft cocktail competition. The evening was a roaring success, with over 275 attendees wandering throught Orinda Theatre Square, sampling lucious concoctions and eating tasty treats. Make sure you are the first to hear about the 2016 Art of Mixology event! Winners included the following:

Orinda Library Gallery Art featured in August

The Orinda Library Art Gallery will feature the following artwork the month of August: CC14 "The Thrill of the Chase" is just one of several shows put on by the CC14 group. Twenty-six out of 40 members of the group, which originated from a painting class at Diablo Valley College more than a decade ago, will show their work this month. The exhibit will feature 2D and 3D works, including oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, mixed media, prints and ceramics. Reception will be Sat Aug 8, 2:30 -4:30pm at the gallery.