Livermore has a well-established and distinctive cultural arts identity. The city is home to a large and diverse collection of cultural arts organizations and assets, including a symphony orchestra, opera company, several dance companies, Shakespeare festival, chamber music series, performing arts center, poet laureate, organizations for visual arts, literary arts, vocal music, public television, heritage groups, arts educators, artisans, and many individual artists.

The combination of Livermore's arts, culture, heritage, viticulture, and science form a rich identity and way of life that is clearly acknowledged and celebrated by the community. We encourage you to enjoy these wonderful community resources.

Opportunities for Artists

Public Art Guide

Current Events

  • Poetry at Ravenswood: April 14, 2019 (see flyer)
  • Poetry In A Test Tube Awards Ceremony: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2:00 pm Civic Center Library Storytime Room

Recent Events

  • High School Senior Art Awards June 2017 winners:
       Visual Arts
       Allison Murphy, Granada High School   

         Media Arts
         Sierra Stone, Granada High School

         Performing Arts
         Madelyn Conner, Livermore High School
         Mikayla Koning, Livermore High School
         Maureen L'Eplattenier, Livermore High School   

  • Poetry at Ravenswood: January 20, 2019 
  • City Special Award Winners of LAA 2018 Spring Art Show

            The Beachcomber by Kerry McGehee (Photography)        
             Sometime Somewhere
    by Sandra Berkson (Acrylic)
             Alviso Adobe 
    by Karen Barry (Graphic & Mixed Media)
    by Mark Knize (3D)
             Diablo Poppies 
    by Norma Webb (Oil)
             Moon Garden
    by Tom Alford (Pastel & Drawing)
             Martinez Cove
    by Herbert Estes (Watercolor)    

  • Dedication event for Sunday with Jessie by sculptor Susan Geissler, donated by Gary and Nancy Harrington - March 11, 2016 (pictured below)
    •     See photos from the ceremony    


  • Always On by Vicki Jo Sowell installed at Fire Station No. 9 - February 2016 (pictured below)


Past Public Arts Projects





For more information about Livermore Public Art, contact us at arts@cityoflivermore.net.