the temporary bauhaus-archiv © Catrin Schmitt

the temporary bauhaus-archiv © Catrin Schmitt

Visitor information

Please note

In view of current developments in relation to coronavirus, the temporary bauhaus-archiv and the bauhaus-shop are closed until further notice. All scheduled events have been suspended.

The bauhaus-shop is also available online at www.bauhaus-shop.de.

Thank you for your understanding.


The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung is currently undergoing renovation and will receive ...

Long Night of Museums 2018 at the temporary  / © Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, photo: Catrin Schmitt

Long Night of Museums 2018 at the temporary © Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Foto: Catrin Schmitt

the temporary bauhaus-archiv

Please note

In view of current developments in relation to coronavirus, the temporary bauhaus-archiv and the bauhaus-shop are closed until further notice. All scheduled events have been suspended.

The bauhaus-shop is also available online at www.bauhaus-shop.de.

Thank you for your understanding.


While our museum is being modernised and extended, we continue to welcome visitors ...

Artist collective Boa Mistura with Esned Nezic in front of the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, photo: Catrin Schmitt

Artist collective Boa Mistura with Esned Nezic in front of the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, photo: Catrin Schmitt

Artwork by Boa Mistura

During the grey winter months (and beyond), the construction fence around the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung on Klingelhöferstraße is standing out with a colourful artwork by the Spanish collective Boa Mistura. Walter Gropius' claim "Dem Menschen von heute die Wohnung von heute!" ("The modern apartment for the modern man") in an ...

Portrait of Walter Gropius, photo: Louis Held, ca. 1922/23, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin

Portrait of Walter Gropius, photo: Louis Held, ca. 1922/23, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin

Open Archive Walter Gropius

Walter Gropius’s extensive private archive related to the history of the Bauhaus still continues to form the indispensable core and heart of the Bauhaus-Archiv collection today.

In our Online Database you can search through important parts of this estate. (For technical reasons open link in new private window with ...

profile

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. Over the course of the decades the Bauhaus-Archiv has built up the world’s largest collection of materials on the subject. To be able to present ...

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. In addition, the successor institutions such as the New Bauhaus in Chicago and the Ulmer Hochschule für Gestaltung (College of Design in Ulm) are also represented ...

gifts

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 ...

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 ...

Publications

Since the Bauhaus-Archiv’s founding, this institution has regularly released publications on the Bauhaus and its own activities.

In view of current developments in relation to coronavirus, the temporary bauhaus-archiv is closed until further notice.

For suggestions on how to discover the Bauhaus from home, click here.