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, Jazz Labb and many others. The Bothwell is home to regular visual and performing arts teachers and students, and ongoing dance programs. Bothwell phone number for more information is 925.447.ARTS


Help support the Arts in Livermore! Donate to The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center today! 


Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center is the non-profit organization that operates the Bankhead Theater and the Bothwell Arts Center. The Mission of Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center is to offer a broad range of arts opportunities and experience to engage our diverse community. 



Upcoming Events

Celtic Christmas - A Gathering 

Christmas favorites with a Celtic flair! Join Pog Mo Thoin and the Bothwell Arts Center for potluck and music! Sunday, December 10 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

It’s a potluck, so bring your favorite dish. Cider and tea provided. Wine, whiskey and beer available at our holiday bar.

Holiday Art Fair: Earlier Than the Bird

The Holiday Art Fair will showcase the work of more than two dozen artists. Paintings, ceramics, jewelry, woodcraft and other craft pieces will be for sale. The event coincides with the “Earlier than the Bird” shopping event throughout downtown Livermore with an emphasis on hand made and one-of-a-kind gifts. 

Winter Art Camp at the Bothwell

Sign up for Winter Break Art camp today!
Perfect for the budding artist and the serious art students looking to stretch their depth of knowledge, techniques and portfolio pieces.  Fun themes; serious art.

The perfect creative outlet for the winter break. Find out more here

Click here for our full list Events & Classes

Rent the Bothwell!

Affordable and rentable spaces to teach, rehearse, perform; hold a meeting or an event. Click here for more information.