20. Oct 2021 - 27. Nov 2021 | Faculty of Philosophy, Knowledge, Spaces, and Media

Exhibition "Moderne in der Provinz"

Haus Dacheröden
Cooperation between the University of Erfurt and the Verein Weimarer Republik

Until 27 November, the exhibition reflects the results of an educational and research project at Erfurt University that has been running since 2018 and is being realised with the support of the Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Hessen-Thüringen and in cooperation with the Verein Weimarer Republik.

picture of the UFA palace
(c) Erfurt City Archive

The social and cultural modernity associated with the first German democracy is often regarded as a rather metropolitan phenomenon, with which the metropolis of Berlin is primarily associated. The exhibition shows the social development associated with modernity in the cities of the Free State of Thuringia, which was founded in 1920. Without local dissemination, without an advocacy of social values even in the provinces, new currents, ideas, practices and values would not have been able to establish themselves at all, in the view of those involved in the exhibition. At the same time, they point to the regional specificities. In addition, contemporary original film posters from the collection of the University of Erfurt will be shown.

The exhibition will be on show from 20 October to 27 November 2021 and can be visited during the following times:

Wednesday to Friday: 12 to 17 h
Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm