Highlights in WeimarSummer in Weimar

Barely a week goes by without some festival or exciting event taking place in Weimar. Classical concerts, plays on stage and in the open air and many exhibitions at Weimar's museums. Even more convivial are our markets and fairs


all year

Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar

Whether classics or modern theatre: The repertoire of Weimar's Deutsches Nationaltheater is enormous. This year FAUST I and II, Hamlet or Fidelio are on stage.

21 March to 27 March 2020

The Bauhaus in the case-files

The state archive of Thuringia presents the original documents of the Bauhaus.

1. April to 29. September 2019

See the Witnesses

For several years, the Weimar photographer Thomas Müller portrayed former prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp. For the opening of the Bauhaus anniversary year, large-format photo portraits in public areas are meant to be both a confrontation and an invitation to pause and reflect.

8. June to 22. September 2019

From Shirts to Sack Dresses

The special exhibition at the Stadtmuseum Weimar will show women’s fashion between the Goethe- and the Bauhaus-eras.

19. July till 25. August 2019

Tiefurt Summer Theater

The background is the castle park in Tiefurt, the open-air stage, the theatre pieces as light as the summer breeze. Every year the focus of the performances is an original production. The Lyric Opera Studio Weimar also gives guest performances here.

12 July to 17 August 2019

Yiddish Summer Weimar

Yiddish Summer Weimar 2019 celebrates the rich Yiddish culture! This popular event includes workshops over several days that are an opportunity to learn more about yiddish songs, dances, the Yiddish language and instrumental Klezmer music.

16. August till 17. November 2019

Speach renewal!

At the Bauhaus, experiments with speech were just as elementary and compositional as those with colors, forms and building materials. The ACC-Gallery calls for: Speech Renewal! And brings contemporary literates, lyricists and other writers and artists to Weimar.

21. August to 7. September 2019

Weimar Art Festival

The new Art Festival in Weimar is held every year in August and September. Large numbers of visitors enjoy four weeks of superb cultural events ranging from music, theatre and dance to fine arts and film.

8. September 2019

Tag des offenen Denkmals

"Modern(e): Umbrüche in Kunst und Architektur" heißt das Motto des Tags des offenen Denkmals in diesem Jahr. Im Bauhausjahr stehen Denkmale im Fokus, die durch ihre Bautechnik und Dekoration zukunftsweisend waren - in der Moderne ebenso wie in anderen Epochen.

21. September 2019

Tag des offenen Ateliers

Die Kulturdirektion der Stadt Weimar veranstaltet am 21. September den Tag des offenen Ateliers. Bildhauer, Maler, Grafiker, Kunsthandwerker, Fotografen, Medienkünstler und Designer laden in ihre Ateliers und Werkstätten ein und gestatten Einblick in ihre aktuelle Arbeit.

26. - 29. September 2019

Triennale of Modernism

Based on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of modernism in Weimar, Dessau and Berlin, the “Triennale of Modernism” programme aims to build a supraregional network of modernism and raise greater public awareness of the buildings and avant-garde relationships of the early 20th century.

7. Dezember 2019

Bauhaus Ball

Die Feste der frühen Bauhäusler waren vielfältig: Theater, Oper, Parodien und Tanz. Mit einem rauschenden Sommernachtsball will die Thüringer Tanz-Akademie in der Weimarhalle an dieses Feierverständnis anknüpfen.

7 May to 21 June 2010

Köstritzer Spiegelzelt

Almost seven weeks of top-notch entertainment in intimate surroundings. At the Köstritzer Spiegelzelt - a mirror marquee in Weimar, guests can expect superb concerts and fun-packed variety evenings together with fine food and drink.

16 May 2020

The Night of Museums

The temples of culture and history will be opened until late in the night. Inhabitants as well as tourists or culture vultures can join the stream of visitors to visit all museums in Weimar until midnight.