Lamorinda Arts Alliance

Founded in 1994, Lamorinda Arts Alliance (LAA) is an organization of local artists and friends who reside or work in the area. Its purpose is to provide coordination, education and service in order to promote and increase knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts, and to enhance the cultural development of Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda and the surrounding communities.

The group seeks to foster a better understanding of art within the community and encourage the exchange of ideas for the mutual benefit of all members through its programs, exhibits and other activities within the community.


• Publishing a monthly newsletter for all members
• Monthly meetings, featuring an interesting program on some aspect of the art scene
• Coordinating exhibits of members’ work at various sites around the area
• Sponsoring an Annual Open Studios event where the public may visit and observe artists in their creative environment
• Facilitating co-op galleries where Artist members’ work are exhibited and offered to the public