The next board/group meeting will be May 21st at 9:00 am in the Gallery Room adjacent to the Orinda Library. That will be a great time to learn about the Council's activities and sign up to become involved in any number of our committees: Fundraising, Events, Membership, Partnerships, Communications, and more!
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.
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.
Registration for the Lamorinda Idol 2015 auditions is closed but the form is open for registration of group members who did not register with their group. Go to Idol tab in header to this page for more information on Lamorinda Idol and the program of activities planned for 2015. Click here for more information.