13. to 14. april 2019
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
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.
The Stadtmuseum Weimar will dedicate an exhibition to the poet, translator, theatre intendant and radio pioneer Ernst Hardt, whose work intriguingly connects the National Assembly and the Bauhaus.
The state archive of Thuringia presents the original documents of the Bauhaus.
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.
The exhibition at the new bauhaus museum weimar will offer an adequate presentation format for one of the most important Bauhaus collections in the country and the oldest Bauhaus holdings in the world, for which Walter Gropius himself picked out the core collection.
The Neues Museum Weimar will be re-opened for the opening of the neues bauhaus museum. In its permanent exhibition, it will focus on the pioneers of the Bauhaus, from the Weimar Painting School up to Henry van de Velde.
The Thuringia Bach Festival is the largest festival of classical music in the Free State of Thuringia. Specialising in Baroque music and performing the works of Johann Sebastian Bach and his sons in authentic sites, the festival appeals to music lovers and tourists alike.
The Weimar universities will celebrate their Bauhaus Fest with interesting subjects surrounding the motto “Republic of Spirits”. It is embedded in the Bauhaus Colloquium that will be held from April 10-13.
Als integralem Teil modernen Lebens hatte das Bauhaus stets eine enge Bindung zum Sport. Dies entsprechend zu würdigen, soll mit der Ausrichtung eines internationalen Bauhaus Marathons zum Ausdruck kommen.
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.
On the occasion of his 200th birthday, Weimar honors Grand Duke Carl Alexander with readings, a concert night and a magnificent court festival.
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.
Historic and classic music, jazz, literature, theatre, philosophy: this festival takes place at historic Ettersburg Palace.
The special exhibition at the Stadtmuseum Weimar will show women’s fashion between the Goethe- and the Bauhaus-eras.
Weimar celebrates a midsummer night festival after French example with music in every street.
The Thuringian Dance Academy has put on many a magical ball with excellent dance bands during for nearly twenty years.
Starting off with the audiences’ favourite: the Staatskapelle Weimar will perform on the floating stage songs of your choice. The audience will take its seats on the terraces or sit on the grass surrounding the reflecting pool of the Weimarhalle.
At the Bach Biennale Weimar, Bach’s music can be heard and experienced at the authentic and historic venues in the Bach City of Weimar. In preparation for the anniversary year, the close relationship between the Bauhaus Masters and Johann Sebastian Bach will be explored.
Die Bauhaus-Universität Weimar feiert in der ganzen Stadt mit ihrer Jahresschau den Sommer. Erfolgreiche Abschluss- und Studienprojekte, Ausstellungen, Performances, Lesungen und Präsentationen.
Die Open-Air-Party im Weimarhallenpark: Auf der Seebühne treffen sich aktuell angesagte Künstler und feiern mit dem Publikum die Sommernacht.
Every summer musicians, professors, students and guests pilgrim to Weimar to produce and experience the lively classical scene on the streets and squares, and in the halls and salons.
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.
International artists audio-visually approach the Weimar legend under the title “Genius Loci” and use the facades of historical buildings for their precisely fitted projections of huge pictures.
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.
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.
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.