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Daughter of Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius has died

The way for the competition process in Dessau is cleared

from 11/9/2014

The Foundation Board of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation has once again confirmed at today's special meeting the intention to erect the new building of the Bauhaus Museum at City Park. Furthermore, the Foundation Board decided about the exhibition and communication concept for the Bauhaus Museum as a basis for further proceedings. In addition, the committee agreed on the further competition process and instructed the Director to apply, by secured total funding, for an open two-phase competition of the new building project. The Foundation Board recommended nine professionals for the Advisory Board of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (among others Ute Eskildsen - Professor of Photography in Essen, Daniel Hug - Director of the Art Cologne, and Prof. Dr. Martino Stierli - Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA in New York).

Bauhaus City Dessau

Bauhaus Face: Wassily Kandinsky

The architect of the new Weimar Bauhaus Museum

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The Bauhaus Archive Berlin / Museum for Design, 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.

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Bauhaus Archive Berlin
The Bauhaus Archive 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.