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Bauhaus in Leipzig

100 years of Bauhaus

Together with other German cities, Leipzig is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus architecture in 2019. Discover the architectural masterpieces of the Bauhaus era in Leipzig.

Grassi Museum at night © Andreas Schmidt
© Andreas Schmidt

Events to mark the 100th Bauhaus Anniversary in Leipzig

Exhibitions

German Museum of Books and Writing in Leipzig 

Exhibition "A Long Way: Jan Tschichold and the Century of Typography" (from 15 March 2019)

"Circus at the Printers. Czech avant-garde" (Showcase exhibition 6.02 - 11.08. 2019)

GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts"Bauhaus_Sachsen" (18 April - 29 September 2019)

Leipzig Museum of Printing"Printmaking 1919 - Bauhaus and its forerunners in the graphic arts industry" (30 June to 27 October 2019) 

Leipzig City Archives: "The Language of the Architect - Plans by Johannes Koppe" (28 November 2019 - 23 January 2020)

Bibliothek Gohlis "Erich Loest": "Albert Hennig. From the streets of Leipzig to Bauhaus Dessau." (1.02 - 1.07.2019)

Pillar Hall of the Grassi Museum © Andreas Schmidt
© Andreas Schmidt

100 years of Bauhas in Leipzig

Additional events

"Offenes Bauhaus" (Open House Bauhaus) in Westbad Leipzig, 10.02 and 30.06.2019, open from 10 am to 1 pm, guided tours at 10.30 and 11.30 am.

"Bauhaus and Music. German Music Archive talk and concert focusing on Bauhaus and free contemporary music." German National Library on 18.06.2019 at 7 pm.

"Der Bauhaus-Lesesaal am Deutschen Platz" (The Bauhaus Reading Room on Deutscher Platz - Tour through the Bauhaus-reading room in the German National Library (multiple dates, once a month, please register)

"Leipziger Art Déco - Kunst der Goldenen Zwanziger Jahre" (Leipzig Art Déco, Art of the Golden Twenties), book presentation and reading by the Kulturstiftung Leipzig in the context of "Leipzig Liest" Festival of Literature, GRASSI Museum Leipzig, 21.03.2019, 7 pm

 

Banner for industrial heritage in the Leipzig Region, Döllnitzbahn traverses the greenery, recreational venue

Industrial heritage

in the region