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

Ekphrasis Collaborative Exhibit 2023

The Lamorinda Arts Council is pleased to invite artists to submit 2D or 3D artwork and authors to submit a written entry for the Ekphrasis Collaborative Exhibit at the Art Gallery at the Orinda Library in May 2023.

This creative ekphrastic project is a collaboration of the California Writers Club, Diablo Branch (CWC), the Lamorinda Arts Alliance (LAA) and the Lamorinda Arts Council (LAC). The culmination of the project will be an exhibition of fine artworks that inspire literary works, and literary works that inspire fine artwork, all on display to be enjoyed by the public and fellow art and literary enthusiasts.

Deadline for Initiators to Submit Entries: January 31, 2023
Deadline for Responders to Register and be paired with an Initiator: January 31, 2023
Deadline for Responders to Submit Entries: March 25, 2023
Click HERE for More Info & Registration!


Register for High School Visual Arts Competition!

We are thrilled to kick off the 20th Annual High School Visual Arts Competition!

Registration for 2023 is now OPEN!

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