Contemporary plays such as "Clockwork Orange" and "Love Letters" alternate with such classics as "A Midsummer Night's Dream" or, in the music section, with "Aida" or the "Magic Flute". There are performances almost every day at the German National Theatre in Weimar.
Housing is political. How do we want to live? Who can still afford to live the way they want? For this year's Weimar Controversies, the Klassik Stiftung Weimar invites exciting discussion partners to the Bauhaus Museum Weimar and opens the dialogue.
In September and October, the public library is organising a new edition of its autumn reading series "Europalette". The authors Eckhart Nickel, Reinhard Kaiser-Mühlecker, Jan Faktor, Helena Adler and Verena Roßbacher have already confirmed their participation.
Open-air theatre in the courtyard of the German Bee Museum about the strange fears of Odysseus. The consortium Air and Depth dissects an abstruse patriarchal myth with relish and comedy.
The concept of the ACHAVA Festival Thuringia sets - 50 years after the establishment of German-Israeli relations - a fundamentally new impulse: its core point is the interreligious and intercultural dialogue. In addition to great concerts by international artists, there are exhibitions, panel…
For three days, Weimar is "on onions": on the cake, in the pan, in the braid and on the crown of the onion market queen. The traditional market hustle and bustle is dominated by the Heldrung onion farmers with their onion panicles, dried bouquets and onion decorations.
The "Thuringian Treasury" celebrates International Children's Day and invites all children to the world of Thuringia's castles. Discover secret rooms in the castle on children's tours, play hide and seek in the castle garden or conquer the castle tower as a knight.
The Blue Festival is celebrated every year on the last Friday before the summer holidays. The traders of Windischenstraße invite you to their annual street party.
Once a year, the festival in the heart of the city of Weimar cordially invites you to the "Weimar Rendez-vous with History" to talk to national and international scholars about historical and political topics, to debate and to take away food for thought.
With the motto "Talent Monument", the Open Monument Day sets the stage for all monument talents. The spotlight is on the unique features that distinguish monuments. The focus is on the question: What exactly makes a monument a monument?
The Cultural Directorate of the City of Weimar is organising the Open Studio Day on September 16th. Sculptors, painters, graphic artists, artisans, photographers, media artists and designers invite visitors to their studios and workshops and provide an insight into their current work.
Patti Smith is giving her German fans a very special present in October 2023: After her spectacular, celebrated record-breaking tour in 2022 with almost 40,000 fans and two open air concerts in June 2023, Patti Smith is coming to Weimar on 9 October.
A city decked out in Christmas spirit welcomes visitors during the Advent season. The old town is transformed into a Christmas market, lit up with stalls and mulled wine huts stretching from Marktplatz to Theaterplatz.
What did a prince actually do after work? The motto of the Thuringian Castle Days 2023 is dedicated to courtly leisure. Special exhibitions, thematic guided tours and entertaining events await you.
Artisans and traders get in the mood for the upcoming Easter with their goods - spring awakening around the decorated Neptune Fountain at the Market Suqare with gastronomy. A good opportunity to enjoy the first warm days.
Flowering ornaments and exotic plants already inspired the princely court and many contemporaries in Goethe's time. At that time, it became fashionable to engage in a lively trade in the rarest cultivars. Today, the region's nurseries entice visitors with a splendid selection.
Around Goethe's birthday on 28 August, the wine festival is celebrated on the Frauenplan opposite Goethe's house. In the convivial wine village, many a glass of wine is drunk to the poet's health.