Learn About the Bauhaus Movement at These Two Museums

Following the April inauguration of the Bauhaus Museum Weimar in the school’s birthplace, Bauhaus Museum Dessau will open its doors on September 8.

A hundred years on, Germany is celebrating this avant-garde movement.

When visionary German architect Walter Gropius founded the Weimar State Bauhaus art school, he could not have predicted the enduring effect it would have on future generations.

A hundred years on, Germany is celebrating this avant-garde movement that sought to unite art, architecture, and functionality using industrial materials like steel and glass—forever changing modern life in the process.

Following the April inauguration of the Bauhaus Museum Weimar in the school’s birthplace, Bauhaus Museum Dessau will open its doors on September 8. Both institutions harbor an astonishing array of original Bauhaus artifacts, and provide a comprehensive study of the style as never before.

This article originally appeared in the August/September 2019 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“Bauhaus Reborn”).

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