The world-famous Bauhaus school, founded in Weimar in 1919, created a revolution in art, design, and architecture in the early 20th century. The list of students and teachers of this influential avant-garde school, which shaped the modern world as we know it, reads like the "Who's Who" of arts and architecture; from Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and Lyonel Feininger, to Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe.
Here is an overview of the most interesting German Bauhaus locations and events in Germany.
It all began here: Visit the original Bauhaus University in Weimar , the cradle of the Bauhaus movement. The avant-garde school of the early 20th century is still a college for architecture and features the original murals, reliefs and the reconstructed room of Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus.
The University also organizes guided art walks that lead you to all the places where the Bauhaus masters worked, studied and taught.
3. Bauhaus Museum Weimar
The Bauhaus Museum in Weimar offers an in-depth introduction to the history of the Bauhaus and its impact on arts and architecture in Germany and the world. See more than 500 exhibits created in the Bauhaus workshops and get an overview of the various art forms the Bauhaus embraced.