Bauhaus Agents Dessau
Projects for Schools

Planning, building, dancing – children and young people discover the Bauhaus for themselves with the Bauhaus Agents Programme.

The Bauhaus Agents in Dessau have developed various workshops with schools and for children and young people. Together with artists and designers, the young people devote themselves to furniture design, Bauhaus architecture, the historical Bauhaus stage and material experiments inspired by the activities of the Bauhauslers.

In this short film, the formats for schools and the teachers, designers and Bauhaus Agents involved in the projects are presented.

Editor: Sonja Vogel

Production: Leuthner Filmproduktion 

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus’s foundation, the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung in Berlin, the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, and the Klassik Stiftung Weimar are to feature new museums dedicated to the Bauhaus. In partnership with the three Bauhaus institutions the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation) has created the programme ‘Bauhaus Agents’ in order to develop new approaches to museum design and innovative education and outreach formats that will benefit these museums.

Having started in the 2016/2017 academic year, nine Bauhaus Agents have been working at the three Bauhaus insititutions with up to 36 schools in Weimar, Dessau, and Berlin. Alongside pupils, artists and curators, designers, urbanologists, and many other experts their task is to develop and try out participatory projects, while also creating media and programmes for education and outreach work.