It’s a big year for Bauhaus. Founded in 1919, the avant-garde movement is currently celebrating its centenary. To commemorate the occasion, we’ve crafted a selection of fascinating and free documentaries and lectures—all of which you can watch from the comfort of your own haus.
In order to cover all of the Bauhaus bases, we’ve picked videos about a range of topics. For a comprehensive history of the school-turned movement, tune into Architecture, Art and Design—100 years of the Bauhaus, The Dessau Bauhaus, and Bauhaus: A History of Modern Architecture. These programs trace the evolution of the movement, touching on all of its major moments to illustrate how it has shaped modern and contemporary art.
Other videos offer a quicker look at the art, design, and architecture of Bauhaus. This selection includes An Insider’s Glimpse of Bauhaus Life, Design in a Nutshell, and other short-but-sweet films that present and discuss the ins-and-outs of the movement.
After familiarizing yourself with Bauhaus’ background, it’s time to dive into more niche documentaries. Spanning female pioneers and medieval influences, the topics explored by these unique videos shine a spotlight on what makes the movement so special.
Happy birthday, Bauhaus! Celebrate the movement with these fascinating and free documentaries and videos:
Architecture, Art, and Design – 100 years of the Bauhaus
Bauhaus: The face of the 20th century
Bauhaus: A History of Modern Architecture
An Insider’s Glimpse of Bauhaus Life
Bauhaus: Design in a Nutshell
The Dessau Bauhaus
Women of the Bauhaus
Feininger, Cathedral for the Bauhaus
Gunta Stölzl: A Daughter’s Perspective