10 reasons that make Thuringia the best place to discover Bauhaus
#1 Because lots of small places here have big Bauhaus stories to tell.
#2 Because this is where Bauhaus spent its boisterous years.
#3 Because it is a place where a revolution of the arts heralded the dawning of a new era.
#4 Because there will be more than 50 exhibitions, festivals and events taking place here throughout 2019 in celebration of the Bauhaus centenary.
#5 Because only here you can learn how a village church became a world-famous 'Cathedral'.
#6 Because you can sense the spirit of Bauhaus here, not just in famous buildings, but also in potteries and weaving workshops in Weimar, Dornburg and Erfurt.
#7 Because here you will encounter not only the avant-garde of yesteryear, but also the designers shaping tomorrow.
#8 Because here you can walk in the footsteps of Gropius, follow Feininger’s adventures by bike and even sleep in a Bauhaus hotel.
#9 Because in 2019 the world’s oldest collection of Gropius-approved Bauhaus artefacts will be on display here in a brand-new museum.
Photo: Foyer with Tomás Saraceno's artwork >>Sundial for Spatial Echoes<<, visualization; Bauhaus-Museum by Heike Hanada, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019
#10 Because this is the birthplace of the world’s most influential 20th century school of art and architecture.