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The White City will be restored

Before restoration, the exhibition

Reproductions in Henry van de Velde’s Haus Hohe Pappeln

Bauhaus Face: Hubert Hoffmann

The Bauhaus-Archiv shows the winner of architectural competition in December

from 6/7/2015

The Bauhaus celebrates its centenary in 2019. On the occasion of these major festivities, the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin will be reconstructed and expanded. After the reconstruction of the historic Bauhaus-Archiv, which was specifically designed by Walter Gropius, including an annexe to the existing building had been approved, architects were invited to send their aesthetics of a new, expanded museum. In October 2015 the winner will be elected and on display from 2 December, 2015 until 29 February, 2016 in the exhibition "DEPARTURE  – The winning designs for the new Bauhaus-Archiv" together with further awardees of the architectural competition at the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin. For further information, please visit the website of Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin.

Kandinsky collection at Guggenheim on display

This Website

The Bauhaus - Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, the Weimar Classic Foundation and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation want to take a fresh look at the history and impact of the famous school with this website. Detailed historic knowledge in the atlas is coupled with current reports in the magazine. The calendar delivers a large amount of information for Bauhaus connoisseurs and enthusiasts.

The Sponsors

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung was founded in 1960 as a non-profit organisation and is dedicated to the history and the after-effects of the most significant art school of the 20th century. As both museum and research institute, its main tasks include the collection, presentation and research of the Bauhaus.
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
In Dessau-Rosslau, the institution – which was established in 1994 by the federal government, state and city – is dedicated to the preservation of a rich legacy and simultaneously makes contributions to shaping the environment of modern life. With 26,000 objects, the foundation has the second-largest Bauhaus collection in the world.
Foundation of Weimar Classics
The Bauhaus Museum, an institution of the Weimar Classic Foundation, has been temporarily housed in the art museum on Theaterplatz since 1995. Its entrance incorporates the classicist Kulissenhaus (depot for the court theatre) by Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray. With more than 300 exhibits, it provides an insight into the development of the State Bauhaus at its founding city of Weimar.