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Collecting, researching, presenting, communicating

The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung studies and presents the history and influence of the Bauhaus, the twentieth century’s most important college of architecture, design and art – and over the course of the decades it has built up the world’s largest collection of materials ...

collection areas

The focus of the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung collection is on the famous Bauhaus ‘classics’ and works from its artistic and teaching activities – which are presented in our permanent exhibition and on this web site under The Bauhaus Collection.

In addition, the successor institutions such as the New Bauhaus ...


Gifts form the basis of our collection. Thanks to the commitment of the avant-garde school’s former students and teachers, the Bauhaus-Archiv has been able to grow into the world’s largest Bauhaus collection: founded in 1960 by Hans Maria Wingler with the support of Walter Gropius, its initial goal was to ...

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library and archive

The Library and Archive at the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin are important international research facilities that are visited by hundreds of scholars every year. The reference library holds more than 32,000 volumes on the specialist subjects of 1920s architecture, art and design. In addition, the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin holds an extensive collection of ...


Seit Gründung des Bauhaus-Archivs veröffentlicht die Institution regelmäßig Publikationen zum Bauhaus und den eigenen Aktivitäten.

Bauhaus cooperation

Bauhaus Cooperation Berlin Dessau Weimar – Network of Modernism

The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum of Design, the Klassik Stiftung Weimar and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Germany’s Bauhaus research institutes and museums, are working together under the title “Bauhaus Cooperation Berlin Dessau Weimar”. Its first highly successful project was the 90th anniversary ...

Logo 100 jahre bauhaus

Logo 100 jahre bauhaus

2019 – 100 Years of Bauhaus

In 2019, Germany, in association with partners all over the world, will celebrate the centenary of the foundation of the Bauhaus, one of the twentieth century’s most resounding cultural triumphs. With its international character, the Bauhaus remains twentieth century Germany’s most incisive and successful export. The Bauhaus is of the ...