Luftaufnahme des Weimarer Stadtschlosses


„The best education for a clever person is found in travel.“

from Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship

Goethe, Schiller and Weimar Classicism

Who doesn’t associate Weimar with its two most famous poets? Historical sites like the Goethe and Schiller Residences shed light on an era in which courtly and bourgeois culture began to intertwine.

Bauhaus-Museum Weimar, Front gate and forecourt
Front gate and forecourt, Visualization: bloomimages GmbH

Modernism and the Bauhaus

Did you know that the Bauhaus was founded in Weimar in 1919? Artists and visionaries from diverse disciplines and nationalities came together to redefine the world of art, design and the handicrafts.

Castles and gardens

The Klassik Stiftung Weimar comprises a unique ensemble of cultural landmarks. Spacious parks like those at Castle Belvedere and Tiefurt Mansion are an integral part of Weimar’s world cultural heritage.

Der Corps de Logis mit Schlossfontäne
Der Corps de Logis mit Schlossfontäne
Aerial view of the Quarter of Weimar Modernism
Aerial view of the Quarter of Weimar Modernism

Quarter of Weimar Modernism

The Bauhaus Museum Weimar lies at the centre of a new cultural quarter in Weimar that reflects the pioneering achievements and the ambivalent turns of modernism from the end of the 19th century to the present day.

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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