Bauhaus Dessau

Press Area

Welcome to the Press area of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation. If you should not find what you are looking for, please get in touch with us.

You can reach us here:

Press Officer
Ute König
phone +49-(0)340-6508-225

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Please provide photo credits as listed when publishing and note that use of the photos is permitted exclusively for use in connection with press reporting on the Bauhaus Dessau.

Bauhaus Building in Dessau

The Icon of Modernism was built in 1925/26 by Walter Gropius.
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Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Architects: addenda architects, Barcelona, opened on 8 Sept 2019,
Exhibition: Versuchsstätte Bauhaus. The Collection
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UNESCO World Heritage Bauhaus

The Bauhaus sites in Dessau and Weimar have been included to the UNESCO natural and cultural heritage sites in 1996.
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Bauhaus Architecture in Dessau

The Masters' Houses, the Dessau-Törten Housing Estate, the Steel House and the Employment Office by Walter Gropius.
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Ensemble of the Masters' Houses

The living houses of the Bauhaus Masters in Dessau and the reopened houses by bfm Architects in 2014.
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Studio Building

Sleep Like a Bauhaus Student.
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The historical Bauhaus Dessau

Historical pictures Bilder for the Bauhaus Centenary 2019.
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Bauhaus current

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New director of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation appointed

Dr Barbara Steiner will be the new director and CEO of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation on 1 September 2021.


Bauhaus Dessau Foundation researches the “Bauhaus im Text”

With the project "Bauhaus im Text" (The textual Bauhaus), the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation is concentrating on a new research topic – and is thus placing a hitherto unique focus on the textual heritage of the historical Bauhaus.


Open Call for the
Bauhaus Residency 2021

The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and the GfZK – Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig are searching for artists working collectively for the Bauhaus
Residency 2021 Gropius House || Fictional via a joint open call.


New exhibition at Gropius House:
"Gropius House || Fictional" with works by Sujata Bhatt and Inge Mahn

The new exhibition of the Bauhaus Residency, entitled Gropius House || Fictional, is on view until 20 September 2020 in the Directors' House of the ensemble of the Masters’ Houses in Dessau.


Pictures at an Exhibition – Jazz Version with Dancing Hands

The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation presents a jazz version of Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition on Saturday, 27 June 2020, 8 pm in a live stream from the Open Stage of the Bauhaus Museum Dessau.


From 18 June 2020: Three new Intermezzi in the Bauhaus Museum Dessau

Three new Intermezzi open on Thursday, 18 June 2020, in the Bauhaus Mu-seum Dessau:
>> Absalon
>> The City as Habitat
>> Designing Living Environments


Dr Claudia Perren leaves Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

Dr Claudia Perren leaves the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation at the end of July 2020.


Bauhaus Residency 2020:
The collectives are known

Catalystas collective and Mona Vatamanu & Florin Tudor have been selected in an open call procedure for the Bauhaus Residency 2020. 


Bauhaus Everywhere – Traces of a design school in our everyday lives

Bauhau exhibition on Google Arts & Culture. Over 10,000 objects from the collection of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation digitally accessible worldwide from 27 November 2019