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

Tree Sweater Forest 2017 

Its that time of year! The trees get their sweaters on First Street on Saturday Sept 23 and they will remain sweltered until Nov. 18th! Go ahead and take that cozy stroll through downtown Livermore!

ArtWalk Livermore is Oct 14

Livermore Downtown is Gallery District for a Day! Original and hand made art and fine hand crafts for sale; 11 am - 5 pm. Live music Bankhead Plaza, Livermorium and Lizzie Fountain. 


Bothwell Fall Art Classes - For All Ages! 

Sign up for any of our upcoming fall art classes today! We have a wide range from watercolor to mixed media, drawing to creative writing. 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.