Special Events

We are sorry to report that the PAINT TO BEETHOVEN event was cancelled by the Tobin Center this evening.  The free simulcast on the River Walk Plaza will still take place as planned.  Tickets to the concert indoors are available for only $3 each using the promo code FINALE.  

We apologize for any inconvenience.  Thank you for your interest and support of the San Antonio Symphony.

Explore your creative side — let Beethoven be your muse
as the San Antonio Symphony performs

Beethoven’s stunning Violin Concerto!

Join us for a creative evening of art and music during our first ever


 Tobin Center for the Performing Arts on the River Walk Plaza
Friday, June 3, 2016
Event begins at 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy a free simulcast of the San Antonio Symphony’s performance
of the Beethoven Violin Concerto featuring renowned violinist Augustin Hadelich.

During the simulcast, we will host a public Paint to Beethoven Contest
to be enjoyed by all ages!!

Top prize winners of the contest will be awarded a family 4-pack of tickets
to a 2016-2017 season San Antonio Symphony concert!!

Following the contest, stay for the second half of our 2015-2016 Season closing concert
featuring Mahler’s monumental “Titan Symphony!

Evening event schedule is as follows:
7:00 p.m.—Art contest registration and check-in.  Pre-concert activities including door prizes for San Antonio Symphony tickets and merchandise and children’s activities.
8:00 p.m.—Simulcast of the San Antonio Symphony performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and creation of art works by art contest participants
8:50 p.m.—Intermission and judging of art contest and awards to top winners
9:10 p.m.—Simulcast of the closing half of the San Antonio Symphony performance with Mahler’s monumental “Titan” Symphony
10:00 p.m.—Event conclusion

Art Contest Details:
Open to the public and people of all ages. 
—Materials will be supplied
—Family 4-Pack of tickets to a 2016-2017 season concert will be awarded to the top winners of the four designated age groups
Pre-registration is available via Eventbrite click the button below to reserve your space today!
On-site registration will also be available.

Amateur and professional artists are welcome to participate in a separate category for “experienced” artists.
—Artists may bring their own supplies.  Art media MUST be water soluble.
—For amateur/professional artists, pre-registration via Eventbrite is required in order to approve media due to restrictions of materials that can be used on the River Walk Plaza.

Friday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m. on the Tobin Center River Walk Plaza
Paint to Beethoven Contest and Symphony Simulcast