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

  • June 6-July 25, 2018 10:00 AM
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If you’re looking for something cool and exciting and FREE to do with you little ones this summer, the Austin Symphony Children’s Day Art Park has you covered!

This season, we have hit the refresh button and will present our summer fun in our brand new exciting location, the Austin Central Library at 710 W Cesar Chavez St.! We will have all the exciting activities and musical guest as before, but in a cool (literally) setting. Come join your Austin Symphony Orchestra and Master of Ceremonies, Bernadette Nason, this summer!

  • Doors open at 10:00am
  • Featured Performance: 10:30am to 11:00am
  • Post-concert Activities: 11:00am to 12:00pm

Pre-concert Activities

  • Instrument Zoo

Post-concert Activities

*Interactive percussion station led by AllRhythms *Instrument making *Rotating arts and crafts such as mask making and other fun pursuits *Coloring *Storytelling

2018 Performance Schedule

June 6
April & Amy – Twin Sister Kids Country Duo
ASO String Quartet

June 13
No Children’s Day

June 20
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach
by Carmen Agra Deedy (Read by Bernadette Nason)
AllRhythms Percussion Ensemble
ASO String Quartet
(Teddy Bear Picnic. Bring Your Favorite Teddy Bear!)

June 27
Peter and the Wolf
Bernadette Nason, Narrator
ASO Woodwind Quintet


July 11
Frogs, Cockroaches and things that go boom!
Sue Young, storyteller
ASO Brass Quintet

July 18
Hansel and Gretel
Bernadette Nason, narrator
ASO Woodwind Quintet

July 25
From Robots to Zombies: A Musical Adventure
Joe McDermott
ASO Violin, cello, trumpet, trombone, string bass

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.

Parking is available at the Austin Central Library Parking Garage

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