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.
What's Happening Now
Lamorinda Idol 2022 Summer Concert on Fri. 6/24
The Finalists for Idol 2022 have been announced, and you get your first chance to see some of them perform this Friday 6-8 pm in Lafayette Plaza Park! There are two more summer concerts scheduled in July (Orinda Park) and August (Moraga Commons), followed by the Finals event in the historic Orinda Theatre on August 14th. Join us for one or all of these free concerts and support our talented young performers!
High School Visual Arts Competition Gallery is Online!
The in person gallery exhibit has now concluded, and the online exhibit is available HERE from April 2022 - February 2023.
Students and families gathered in the Art Gallery at the Orinda Library on March 10th to celebrate the talented student artists participating in the 19th Annual High School Visual Arts Competition. To see the full list of 2022 Award Winners, click HERE.
Making a Case for Funding the Arts
Lamorinda Arts Council recommends this article from Inside Philanthropy outlining MacKenzie Scott's convincing case for funding the arts.
Click HERE for a PDF copy of the article with links to sources cited throughout.
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.