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Austin Symphony Children’s Day Art Park
  • Austin Symphony Children’s Day Art Park

  • FREE For Everyone!
  • June 5-July 24, 2019 10:00 AM
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If you’re looking for something cool, exciting, and FREE to do with your little ones this summer, the Austin Symphony Children’s Day Art Park has you covered!

The ASO continues to present summer fun at the Austin Central Library (710 W Cesar Chavez St.). Exciting activities and musical guests are back in this comfortable setting; and that’s not all! We will have three encore performances at different locations: Gustavo “Gus” Garcia Recreation Center, Old Quarry Branch and Milwood Branch Libraries. Come join your Austin Symphony Orchestra and Master of Ceremonies, Bernadette Nason, this summer!

Central Library CDAP performances:

  • Doors open at 10:00 a.m.
  • Featured Performance: 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Post-concert Activities: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Teddy Bear Picnic Day on June 26!
  • Parking options

Pre-concert Activities

  • Instrument Zoo

Post-concert Activities

*Creative exploration led by Leigh Sauvageau *Instrument making *Rotating arts and crafts such as mask making and other fun pursuits *Coloring *Storytelling

2019 Central Library Performance Schedule:

Wednesday, June 5 – Jacob Rivera “6 Flags of Rhythm” with String Quartet
Wednesday, June 12 – “Peter and the Wolf” with Woodwind Quintet, Timpani & English Horn
Wednesday, June 19 – “Mole Music” with String Quartet
Wednesday, June 26 – Teddy Bear Picnic Day! – “Hansel and Gretel” with Woodwind Quintet
Wednesday, July 10 – “Ada’s Violin” with String Quartet
Wednesday, July 17 – “Carnival of the Animals” with String Quartet
Wednesday, July 24 – Joe McDermott with Woodwind Quintet

NEW & MODIFIED PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE:
These include the story, music accompaniment & arts/crafts
Friday, June 21 – Gustavo “Gus” Garcia Recreation Center, 7:00 p.m.
“Mole Music” with String Quartet
This will be read in Spanish and English. Bring a blanket and a picnic!
Tuesday, June 25 – Old Quarry Branch, 2:00 p.m.
“Hansel and Gretel” with Woodwind Quintet
Thursday, July 18 – Milwood Branch, 2:00 p.m.
“Carnival of the Animals” with String Quartet

Children and adults can experience the magic of the performing arts at Austin Symphony Children’s Day Art Park. This exciting summer program features local musicians, storytellers, and crafts people. Youngsters can visit the Instrument Zoo from 10:00-10:30 a.m., where they can see, touch and play the instruments; talk to Symphony musicians and hear them play their instruments; sing and clap along with the star of the show; and try their hands at different art projects.

Limited parking is available at the library. Check out other parking options in the 2nd street district by clicking here

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