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

    Sunday, July 14, 5 p.m.  to 7 p.m.
    Ravenswood Historic Site, 2657 Arroyo Road, Livermore
    Featured poets Lisa Dominguez Abraham and Maw Shein Win. $5 admission. Cynthia Patton hosts.


    Recent Events

    • Poetry In A Test Tube Awards Ceremony: Sunday, March 17, 2019, 2:00 pm Civic Center Library Storytime Room

    • 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)

    • High School Senior Art Awards June 2019 winners: 

      Visual Arts
      Robert Flauta, Livermore High School
       Aaliyah Gholamipour, Livermore High School
       Jodi Bryant, Granada High School
       Dylan Greenly, Granada High School
       Lindsey Simpson, Granada High School

    • Performing Arts

       Elias Barauskas, Livermore High School

    • 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.