Education

Cultural education means embracing diversity. We invite you to discover and experience this diversity with us – be it on your own or by participating in our joint projects.

There are numerous things to learn about Weimar - from the achievements of Weimar Classicism to the ambivalent heritage of modernism. Educating the public about these topics is one of the central tasks of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. With our educational programmes and a broad range of methods, we strive to address the various interests and needs of our visitors.

On the following pages, you will find many exciting ways to become involved: bookable programmes, open workshops, special events, materials for taking tours on your own, preparatory and follow-up teaching materials, and an overview of various model projects in which we continue to develop our educational measures.

For more information on the focuses and strategies of our work, please read the Research and Educational Concept Paper of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar (in German).

Educational programmes

Whether you’re interested in workshops, several-day educational excursions or independent tours, our extensive programme invites you to discover the many facets of Weimar’s cultural history.

Führung durch das Nietzsche-Archiv
Teilnehmer des Weimarer Sommercampus im Goethe-Nationalmuseum
Teilnehmer des Weimarer Sommercampus im Goethe-Nationalmuseum

Inclusion and diversity

We aim to reach as many people as possible with our educational programmes. Even in the developmental phase of our programmes, we work closely with diverse target groups in order to better cater to their needs.

Materials

For those who want to read more, prepare for a visit to Weimar or simply learn about Weimar and its cultural heritage, we offer numerous materials that are ideal for browsing and immersion.

Angebot der Weimarer Bauhaus Agenten beim Goethe-Geburtstag
Angebot der Weimarer Bauhaus Agenten beim Goethe-Geburtstag
[Translate to English:] Werkstatt der Bauhaus Agenten beim Goethe-Geburtstag
[Translate to English:] Werkstatt der Bauhaus Agenten beim Goethe-Geburtstag

Open workshops

Our workshops are open to all visitors – young and old! Here you can experiment with various materials, create digital products or learn a traditional handicraft. All our workshops have different profiles.

Events

Encounter, exchange, collaborate and create – as part of our educational activities, we regularly organise conferences, festivities and special events. In the following, we present some examples in detail.

About our educational work

Social relevance, contemporary issues and sensual-aesthetic experiences are central to our educational activities.

Schülerinnen erkunden das Wittumspalais
Schülerinnen erkunden das Wittumspalais

Projects of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Free State of Thuringia, represented by the State Chancellery of Thuringia, Department of Culture and the Arts.

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