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

Introducing the Lamorinda Arts Council

Lamorinda Arts Council Planning Committeee

On Thursday, April 23, a group of distinguished artists, art enthusiasts, patrons, and community leaders from Orinda, Moraga and Lafayette celebrated the expansion of our organization to fully serve the entire Lamorinda region with the unanimous vote to change our name to the Lamorinda Arts Council.
We cheered, enjoyed cake and sparkling wine, and then began to lay the groundwork for expanding our organization. In this day and age when we are so used to the mantra of “do more with less,” I am excited to say that we will have the rare opportunity to do more with more: more people, more ideas, greater impact and concentration of efforts.