Bauhaus: A Centennial Celebration (1919–2019)
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is pleased to announce Bauhaus: A Centennial Celebration (1919-2019). Join art historian Victoria Martino for an intellectually stimulating and visually stunning five-week survey celebrating the centenary of the Bauhaus, the most legendary and influential school of art and design in history. On April 1, 1919, architect Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany. The school sought to erase the boundaries between fine and applied art and to reform art education. The lecture series traces the history of the Bauhaus through World War II and beyond. April 2: BIRTH PANGS AND BEGINNINGS April 9: WEIMAR: 1919–1925 April 16: DESSAU: 1925–1932 April 23: BERLIN: 1932–1933 April 30: LEGACY: THE LEGEND LIVES ON See the Athenaeum website for details on each lecture.