Welcome to The Orinda Arts Council

Founded in 1950, the Orinda Arts Council has been stimulating, supporting, and advocating for the visual and performing arts in the schools and community for the last sixty years. Key contributions to the schools and community include Lamorinda Idol, the high school Visual Arts Competition, Art in Public Places, Orinda Library Gallery, school musicals, and much more!

Important Announcements:

2014 Visual Arts Competition Winners

With over $2,400 in prize money at stake, 210 artist from the Lamorinda high school competed with outstanding works of 2D, 3D, and photographic art. We wish congratulations to the award winners listed below, as well as all 210 participants in the 2014 High School Visual Arts Competition.


Best in Show - Viewers' Choice Award

  •  Untitled, Emily LaRoche - Bentley Upper School, 11th Grade