Welcome to Lamorinda Arts Council

The mission of the Lamorinda Arts Council is to ignite and sustain artistic expression and appreciation for all ages throughout the tri-city area of Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda, California. 

We are an engaged group of volunteers and donors who advocate for a vibrant, local culture of visual, performing, and literary arts. We do this by developing and producing community events, partnering with professional organizations and artists, and giving financial support and awards.

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.

Here's What's Happening Now...

Grand Reopening of the Art Gallery at Wilder, Orinda!

Lamorinda Arts Council is proud to present our Grand Reopening Exhibit...


Shiva Jafarzadeh | "Sprung"

Paintings and Drawings of Romance, Womanhood, Feminine Poetry, and Motherhood.

March 3 - April 7, 2024 | Mondays - Fridays, 3 - 5 pm

Shiva Jafarzadeh is a longtime resident of Lafayette and has authored three books. Much of her work focus
es on growing up in Iran and telling visual and written stories about her family, especially her grandparents' orange farm.

Reopening & Artist Reception
March 3, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Free Admission for All! Read more and get directions here.



High School Visual Arts Competition Student Exhibit opens March 2nd!

The 21st annual High School Visual Arts Competition showcases 250 entries from student artists living in or attending high school in Lamorinda or at AUSD. The exhibit features artwork in four categories including 2D, 3D, Photography, and Digital Art. Every year we are impressed and inspired by the creativity and vision of our local youth.

High School VAC Student Exhibit | March 2 - April 6, 2024

Art Gallery at the Orinda Library, 26 Orinda Way, Orinda

Artist & Award Reception | March 14, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Open to all, come view the art, attend the Award Ceremony, and enjoy light refreshments while listening to the Bentley School Jazz Band. Family and friends of the artists are welcome and encouraged to attend! Read more here.

Special Thanks to our generous 2024 VAC Sponsors:

  • Lamorinda Arts Alliance (Digital Art Award Category)
  • Bentley School
  • John & JoAnn Baker of Lafayette

Lamorinda Arts Council Programs

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Lamorinda Arts Council | PO Box 121, Orinda, CA 94563 | info@lamorindaarts.org | 925-359-9940 (vm & text)
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