Welcome to the Lamorinda Arts Council
The mission of the Lamorinda Arts Council is 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.
LAC Held First Public Community Engagement Meeting
Feb. 9th, 5-6pm via Zoom
LAC's newest Board Member, Jenny Rosen of Lafayette, has a passion for fostering connections between artists, local government, businesses, and the public. If this sounds like you or sparks your interest, view the recording of the first meeting of the brand new Community Engagement Committee. The committee will work with other art lovers to bring together the three Lamorinda communities to foster shared artistic goals.
For more information about the committee, click HERE.
Lamorinda Arts Council Online Galleries and Events Calendar
The Art Gallery at the Orinda Library and the Art Gallery at Wilder are currently closed but will reopen when allowed by the state and the City of Orinda. To view our monthly exhibits of local artists, please check our online galleries HERE.
To view our Events Calendar for the latest information about events hosted by the Lamorinda Arts Council, as well as our Arts Partners and other community organizations, click HERE.
Lamorinda Idol Winter Edition Finalists Announced Jan. 15th
Finalists have been named for our first ever Lamorinda Idol Winter Edition! The full list of Finalists and their audition videos is available HERE.
Save the date for the live online Awards Show on Sunday, March 14th!
To see the full list of Winners and Finalists and their finals videos from Lamorinda Idol 2020, which wrapped up in August, visit the Lamorinda Idol Winners page HERE.
High School Visual Arts Competition is Underway!
Registration is now complete for the 18th Annual High School Visual Arts Competition! Entries accepted for VAC will be on display HERE for public viewing starting March 1.
The Artists & Awards Recognition Show will be held online on March 11. To learn more about this year's program, click HERE.
Art Embraces Words Online Edition
The AEW program features emerging authors reading excerpts of their work, artists displaying their visual art in a slideshow, and Q&A with audience members led by emcee, Denise Nomura, President of the Lamorinda Arts Council. These events are FREE and open to all.
Click HERE to learn more about this popular program.
Creating in Place Online Gallery is OPEN
Call for local artists of all ages! The Creating in Place online gallery welcomes Bay Area artists to exhibit and optionally sell their artwork created at home or in studio during the pandemic starting in mid-March 2020.
To view our current offerings and program guidelines for artwork submission, click HERE.
Congratulations to the Winners of Art of Mixology 2020!
Their fabulous craft cocktails were turned into Art of Mixology Cocktail Kits so you could try them at home.