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.

Lamorinda Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and your donations are fully tax deductible. For your records, our EIN # is 94-6094855.

What's Happening Now

2023 Lamorinda Idol Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the 2023 Lamorinda Idol Finalists & Runners-Up! Click for the list and to see videos for each category.

Don't miss your chance to watch them shine at our summer concerts in Lafayette Plaza on June 23, Orinda Park on July 13, and Moraga Commons on August 2, and onstage at the Finals in the historic Orinda Theatre on August 20!

Established in 2006, Lamorinda Idol is a singing program open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade who either reside or attend school in Lamorinda. Singers may enter as soloists or in groups. For more info on Lamorinda Idol, click HERE.

Art of Mixology Bartender Registration is Open!

The 10th Annual Art of Mixology event at Orinda Theatre Square is Lamorinda Arts Council's largest fundraiser of the year. The event includes both professional and amateur bartenders creating luscious craft cocktails as the audience and judges sample and vote for their favorites. It's an event not to be missed! Art of Mixology 2023 will be held October 14th, 2023 from 4:30pm-7:00pm.

Bartenders REGISTER HERE by September 1st!

High School Visual Arts Competition Artists & Awards Reception

Congratulations to the talented student artists who participated in the 20th Annual High School Visual Arts Competition! The exhibit in the Art Gallery at the Orinda Library continues through March 31.

Click HERE to see the list of 2023 award winners
Click HERE to see the full gallery of 2023 entries

The High School Visual Arts Competition showcases and acknowledges art in four categories: 2D, 3D, Photography, and Digital Art.  All work is by high school students who live in or attend school in Orinda, Lafayette, or Moraga, including all schools in the Acalanes Union High School District.  The competition features cash awards, merit citations, an in-person art exhibit in the gallery as well as an online public exhibit of entries on the Lamorinda Arts Council website.

Lamorinda Arts Council Programs

Since March 2020, Lamorinda Arts Council has shifted our programming, events, and exhibits to a virtual format. Click to see details on our current programs.

Lamorinda Arts Council    
Mail: PO Box 121, Orinda, CA 94563   
Email: info@lamorindaarts.org    
Phone: 925-359-9940