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2019 was a year of centenary celebrations: a year of carefully planned highlights and surprising spontaneous successes, with new museum buildings, exhibitions, festivals, conferences, readings, guided tours, art demonstrations, gender debates and rediscoveries. We have packed it all into a video collage: 100 Years of the Bauhaus. It was a wonderful time, truly experienced in the spirit of the claim by Gropius: “The mind is like a parachute: it only works when it is open.”
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The bauhaus100 newsletter will be circulated from time to time with news about the Bauhaus Centenary 2019.
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