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Bauhaus: German Modern Art & Design

26 Jun — 1 Jul 2018 | Tour Director: Alan Powers

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Tour Director

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Alan Powers, PhD

one of the UK’s leading architectural historians

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Heathrow 1050 on British Airways, arriving Berlin 1340. Visit Einstein Tower, Potsdam (by Erich Mendelsohn). Transfer to Weimar for three nights at Grand Hotel Russischer Hof.

Day

2

Morning lecture followed by short architectural walking tour of central Weimar. Visit former Bauhaus Building (including restored office of Walter Gropius), Walter Gropius monument, and other Bauhaus-related visits.

Day

3

Whole day excursion to Erfurt and Jena: Margarete Reichardt Haus (former weaving workshop and museum), private visit to Walter Gropius’s Haus Auerbach (with guided tour by owner) and architectural walking tour of Jena including buildings by Ernst Neufert and Ernst Abbe Museum by van der Velde.

Day

4

Transfer to Chemnitz via Gera: Haus Schulenburg (by Henry van de Velde) and Museum of Applied Arts. Afternoon in Chemnitz: Gunzenhauser Museum (Expressionist paintings), Chemnitz Public Baths (by Fred Otto). Overnight stay in Chemnitz.

Day

5

Walking tour of Chemnitz including exterior of Schocken department Store (by Erich Mendelsohn. Transfer to Dessau for visits to Bauhaus buildings, Masters’ Houses, Kornhaus Restaurant and Törten housing estate (by Walter Gropius). Overnight stay in Dessau at Radisson Blu Fürst Leopold Hotel.

Day

6

Transfer to Berlin via Luckenwalde Mendelsohnhalle (hat factory by Erich Mendelsohn). Depart Berlin 1645 on British Airways, arriving Heathrow 1745.

Tour Dates

26 Jun — 1 Jul 2018

Days

6

Cost

£1895

Tour Code

GBAU-18

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Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, single room supplement £175.

 
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