Celebrating Bauhaus

all year round - online

The Weimar Gauforum - A Legacy of the Third Reich

The exhibition on the eventful history of the site and the subsequent use of the buildings is now also accessible online with all exhibition texts and images. The look back at the former Gauforum completes the examination of art, culture and politics of classical modernism.

14 January to 28 April 2024

Rembrandt - Masterpieces of the art of etching

Few artists have been used as often as Rembrandt to illustrate books. This preference is due to the fact that the artist studied the texts of the Holy Scriptures intensively and his works offer a deeply thought-out interpretation of events.

6. February to 29. September 2024

Two worlds - one republic. The Reich Presidents Friedrich Ebert and Paul von Hindeburg

Germany, 1925: The Weimar Republic shifts to the right. After the untimely death of Social Democrat Friedrich Ebert, Germans elect the arch-conservative Paul von Hindenburg as their new leader. It was a historic transfer of power.

24 February to 1 September 2024

With God and Goethe. Grand Duchess Sophie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach on her 200th birthday

Grand Duchess Sophie had a decisive influence on Weimar's cultural and social policy in the second half of the 19th century. The Dutch princess founded numerous schools and care facilities and worked charitably in the spirit of St Elisabeth of Thuringia.

2 to 24 March 2024

Camellia and sculpture

On the occasion of the camellia blossom, the Klassik Stiftung Weimar and Galerie Profil are showing works by Beate Debus. The wood sculptor, who lives in the Thuringian Rhön, is equally concerned with the human body and its soul.

21 March to 1 November 2024

Nietzsche in the Nationalsozialismus

The small cabinet exhibition at the Nietzsche-Archiv addresses the questions of what Friedrich Nietzsche has to do with National Socialism, how his legacy was treated during the years of Nazi rule, and what it was about Nietzsche that fascinated both fascists and anti-fascists alike.

8 April to 15 December 2024

Grand Duchess Sophie inherits Goethe. Literature in Her Hands

In the Long House of the Belvedere Orangery, works by Stefan Böhm from Kranichfeld will be shown on the occasion of the camellia blossom. The sculptor's current works enter into an exciting dialogue with the plants and the architecture of the Long House and the Red Tower.

14 September 2024 until 9 February 2025

Flight into modernity. The PAN and the New Weimar

The PAN was the most significant art magazine in the German Empire. It represented the dawn of cultural modernism like no other publication. Both projects only existed for a few years but were hugely influential in promoting modernism.

8 May to 15 September 2024

Bauhaus and National Socialism

The exhibition 'Bauhaus and National Socialism' demonstrates how artists coped with a totalitarian regime in various ways.

24 May to 30 November 2024

Monarchists, Democrats, National Socialists

The exhibition displays books from the first half of the 20th century with dedications and explores their personal and historical contexts.

June 4th - September 10th, 2023

Historic gardens in climate change

Climate shift presents an exceptional dilemma for old-fashioned parks and gardens. This exhibition demonstrates several methods to reduce the consequences of climate variation.

1 September to 15 December 2024

The red umbrella. Love and marriage in the work of Carl Spitzweg

The late Romantic painter Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885) often exposes the double standards hidden behind the mask of bourgeoisie and modesty through his humorous and subtle allusions to love and married life.

25 October 2024 until 23 March 2025

Violence against Weimar. The tearing tests of the early republic from 1918 to 1923

The Weimar Republic was founded in 1918/19 amidst violent clashes. Violence was pervasive in politics and society a century ago. The new special exhibition presents this reality, as well as the temporary stabilization of the first democracy.

22 November 2024 until 2 March 2025

Caspar David Friedrich. Goethe and Romanticism in Weimar

Caspar David Friedrich is now widely regarded as the most significant German artist of the Romantic period. His works have become iconic. A special exhibition showcasing his works will be held at the Klassik Stiftung Weimar from 22 November 2024 to 2 March 2025.


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