In Conversation with Masters

Supporting Programme of the exhibition "Craft becomes Modern. The Bauhaus in the Making"

Guest jewellery designer Erika Schäfter
Jewellery designer Erika Schäfter of Leipzig demonstrates how silver and other metals are shaped, stamped and worked. The designer was the first post-WWII apprentice (1955–1958) to Alfred Schäfter, workshop master at the Bauhaus Dessau. Followed by a conversation with Lutz Schöbe, head of the Bauhaus Dessau Archive.

Sunday, 21 May 2017
International Museum Day
1–3 p.m.

Guest textile designer Elke Wolf
Textile designer Elke Wolf of Plauen has engaged intensively with the Bauhaus weaving workshop. She will share her knowledge in conversation with the head of the Bauhaus Collection, Wolfgang Thöner, and the head of the Bauhaus Dessau Archive, Lutz Schöbe. Visitors are also invited to a weaving demonstration on an original horizontal loom.

Sunday, 10 September 2017
1–3 p.m.

Free admission