Current Events

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Spring 2020

Exhibition - The Beethovens on the Rhine: Exploring Beethoven's Love of Nature - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

January 21, 2020 - April 11, 2020 Beethoven Center

Learn about the Beethoven family in Bonn and the natural world of Beethoven's childhood home. 

Young Pianist's Beethoven Competition 

April 4 

Moved online via Zoom

Exhibition - Beethoven's Chamber Music POSTPONED

April 20, 2020 - June 27, 2020 Beethoven Center

Explore the social history of chamber music-making in the nineteenth century and the central role of Beethoven's music. In conjunction with Chamber Music Conference (April 30 - May 2)


Nature Hike featuring the SJSU Wind Ensemble POSTONED

May 9  Alum Rock Park Visitor's Center, 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd, San Jose, CA 95127 

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Exhibition - Beethoven at the Ball: Social Dancing in the Early Nineteenth Century POSTPONED

July 13, 2020 - October 3, 2020 Beethoven Center

Learn about the music, customs, costumes, and choreography of the formal (and less formal) balls during Beethoven's time. In conjunction with Beethoven at the Ball: Workshop and Social Dance Event (September 12)

American Beethoven Society Convention NOW 2021

September 16, 2021 - September 18, 2021 Beethoven Center

Meet other American Beethoven Society members in a 2 1/2 day convention filled with presentations, concerts, Center tours, and social events. 

Exhibition - Beethoven Anniversaries: Past, Present, Future

October 19, 2020 - December 23, 2020

Look back at past anniversaries to explore Beethoven's impact on history since 1870.


Stay tuned for more events and updates, to be announced!