Bauhaus Dessau

The Bauhaus has a special role to play in the history of 20th century culture, architecture, design, art and new media. As a School of Design, the Bauhaus revolutionised artistic and architectural thinking and production worldwide, and is considered a headstone of the Modern age, which may be visited in Dessau until nowadays.

  • The Bauhaus building and the Masterhouses are daily open from 10am to 5pm 

Current news

  • 21 May to 4 October 2015: Exhibition “the coop principle – Hannes Meyer and the Concept of Collective Design” in the Bauhaus building Dessau. More info
  • New Bauhaus Museum Dessau is planned for 2019: All information regarding the Bauhaus Museum Dessau from now on here:
  • +++ German Government supports a new Dessau Bauhaus Museum with the amount of 12.5 million Euros. +++ "We are delighted and happy with this decision. Now the financial framework is secured and it is time to work hard on the masterplan of the Bauhaus Museum 2019" said Dr. Claudia Perren. More info

Dr. Claudia Perren, Director and CEO of the Bauhaus Foundation Dessau, in an interview. In 2019, the Bauhaus school will be 100 years old. It was the most famous modernist school for art-design and architecture in Germany, and is recognized as part of world cultural heritage by UNESCO. Ahead of the celebrations, the building of new museum and work on new exhibitions has already begun, in Germany, and around the world. 


Welcome to Bauhaus Dessau! The Bauhaus Buidling is daily open from 10am to … mehr ...

Accommodation inside the Studio Building

Sleeping like a Bauhausler


The Studio Building was completed in 1926. It is also called "Prellerhaus", … mehr ...


Cooperative societies, sharing communities, building groups – the collective is booming. The … mehr ...


In the future artists, architects, designers, curators and researchers will again live … mehr ...

Photo: Nitza Metzger Szmuk Photo: Nitza Metzger Szmuk

This year, Germany and Israel are celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations. … mehr ...

MSc. Program "Coop Design Research"

MSc. Program "Coop Design Research"

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New registration period for the one-year Master Program 2015 "Coop Design Research" is … mehr ...

Annual Theme 2015

Annual Theme 2015: Collective


The “Bauhäusler” which not only included instructors and students but also friends … mehr ...


The first travel guide to all of the German Bauhaus sites – … mehr ...

Image: Sebastian Gündel, 2014, Bauhaus Foundation Dessau
Mr Danielzik hands plans of Walter Gropius over to the foundation Image: Sebastian Gündel, 2014, Bauhaus Foundation Dessau Mr Danielzik hands plans of Walter Gropius over to the foundation

Wolfgang Danielzik: Nephew of Walter Gropius, husband of Gerlinde Gropius-Danielzik Born 12.12.1941 in … mehr ...


Project: THE WASTE ROOM OF MODERNITY. Interview with BASURAMA, July 2015: Nora Moschüring. … mehr ...