We Invite You to Join the Bothwell Family! Since we opened our doors in 2006 ... The Bothwell Arts Center has been an arts incubator, offering affordable and rentable classroom, rehearsal, performance, event, and studio rental space for artists, musicians, theatrical, acting, choral, and other individuals and groups with a cultural arts focus. 

Over 40,000 people have benefited from classes, workshops, performances and events at the Bothwell Arts Center, from children to adults. Frequent renters include Sycamore Strings Academy, Livermore Opera, Livermore Amador Symphony, JazzLabb and many others. The Bothwell is home to regular visual and performing arts teachers and students, and ongoing dance programs.

Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center is the non-profit organization that operates four spaces: the Bankhead Theater, the Bothwell Arts Center, Downtown Art Studios and meet mART Clay Studios. 


Upcoming Events

ArtWalk is a fun cross between an art exhibition and a festival, find your favorite artwork, oils to acrylics, ceramics to pottery, watercolors to intricate colored pencil and more. Over 150 artists exhibit in pocket parks and the Plaza around Downtown Livermore Oct. 8th!

Michael Mullen in Concert-Tria Soli/Trio of One Join us for a special night with the masterful Michael Mullen in two separate performances which take live looping to an art form; Saturday Oct. 22nd. 

Night of the Livermore Dead is our Annual Zombie Pub Crawl open to all Livermore residents 21+ years and older. The Plague starts at the Bothwell’s Downtown Art Studios and meet mART clay studios on Oct. 27th at 6 pm. Buy your tickets soon!

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