Current Exhibitions

Currently on display in the Beethoven Center and Special Collections exhibit hall, 5th floor:

Singing Beethoven
May 7 - September 30, 2014

Supported, in part, by a Cultural Affairs grant from the City of San Jose.

Fidelio scene

Featuring illustrations of scenes from Fidelio, stories of singers and performances, songs of love, the "Ode to Joy" in the Ninth Symphony, Peanuts strips by Charles Schulz, and much more.


Guevara Lock of Beethoven's Hair

Lock of Beethoven's Hair

The hair is on permanent exhibit at the Beethoven Center except when on loan to other institutions.

See also our online exhibits.



When and Where

Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Fifth Floor, Beethoven Center, Room 580
Current hours

Accessible for the disabled.

See Visitor Information for directions/parking