Examine art and domestic culture

Tillmann Franzen, tillmannfranzen.com;
Haus / House Schminke (1930), Architekt / architect: Hans Scharoun

duration

3 days

cities

Leipzig, Chemnitz, Dresden, Löbau und Cottbus

travel type

on foot, Rail, Bus, Bike, Car

 

From the work of Josef Albers at the Grassi Museum in Leipzig and Oskar Schlemmer at Haus Rabe in Zwenkau, to Scharoun's Haus Schminke in Löbau, the diesel power plant in Cottbus, the Festspielhaus and the garden city of Hellerau – Saxony and Brandenburg offer numerous treasures of Bauhaus and modernist architecture and living.

 

 

 

The tour

1.day

Glass art by Josef Albers

•  Travel to Leipzig
•  Visit the Museum of Applied Arts in the Grassimuseum, remarks about the glass works of the Bauhaus master Josef Albers
•  Time for one’s own explorations
•  If desired, attend an concert in the Gewandhaus or a cabaret theatre
•  Overnight stay in Leipzig

Optional programme components
•  Tour “Modern Housing” in the Kroch Estate in Leipzig with visit to the Church of Reconciliation

2.day

Architectural icons and the first garden city

•  Onward journey to Chemnitz
•  Visit the State Museum for Archaeology in the former Schocken department store
•  After lunch in the museum café, onward journey to Dresden
•  Guided walking tour of the garden city of Hellerau with visit to the Festspielhaus
•  Personal evening programme and overnight stay in Dresden

3.day

Modern living and art in a power plant

•  Morning: travel to Löbau
•  Tour of the living spaces in Schminke House
•  Onward journey to Cottbus
•  Visit the current special exhibition in the former diesel power station and present-day museum for contemporary art
•  Return travel

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The tour recommendation outlined here cannot be booked as an package via the Bauhaus Cooperation Berlin Dessau Weimar or the state tourism agencies.
If you are interested in booking a group trip, you can send your request by e-mail to Project 2508: touristikservice@bauhaus100.de.

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Contact and service

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