Exhibition on Educational Idealism and Modern Architecture in Israel

From 1 September to 13 October 2019, the »Timely Teaching« exhibition will be held in the Main Building of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. The exhibition is dedicated to the numerous buildings created in the course of the last century in Israel and in the British Mandate territory of Palestine to act as a cornerstone in the construction of a progressive society based on modern education.

In the exhibition, this educational architecture is pre¬sented as the evolution of a »modernist« typology between 1920 and 1980 that saw classical modernism turn to brutalist and structuralist architecture. The buildings are also testament to the ideology behind the schooling, representing, as such, far more than just an architectural style.

What's more, they represent the global spread of the modernist movement from the European centres of international style – including the Bauhaus – to all corners of the globe. In the year of the centenary of the Bauhaus, the exhibition shows that modern architecture was not only interested in innovative formal solutions, but also in the sustainable design of a dem¬ocratic society. 

The exhibition was designed and curated by Dana Gordon (Tel Aviv), Eran Tamir Tawil (Tel Aviv), Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler (Sderot | Be'er Sheva), Yael Allweil (Tel Aviv) and Ronny Schüler (Weimar).

It is sponsored by the German-Israeli Society.

TIMELY TEACHING. Educational Idealism and Modern Architecture in Israel

1 September to 13 October 2019
Monday to Friday 10 am - 6 pm, Saturday/Sunday 10 am - 4 pm
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Main Building, first floor
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 8, 99423 Weimar

Curators' Discussion in English
with Yael Allweil and Inbald Ben-Asher Gitler
9 October 2019, 7 pm
at the Oberlichtsaal in the Main Building of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar