Events Metallisches Fest, Hip Sips & Perfect Things

Grope Fest 85th birthday © Historic New England

May 18, June 14 & August 2

Gropius House

Bauhaus Events at the Gropius House, Lincoln

An Evening at Gropius
February 1, 5 – 7pm
Admission: $15.  Free to Lincoln residents and Historic New England members

An evening house tour to see how Walter Gropius’s innovative lighting scheme comes to life at night. The founder of the Bauhaus’ 1938 home highlights the clean lines of Modernist design. Refreshments to follow.

Bauhaus 100 Metallisches Fest
May 18, 7– 9 pm
Tickets: $50 / $45 members — SOLD OUT

Walter Gropius founded the influential German design school known as the Bauhaus in 1919. Historic New England invites you to celebrate the centennial at the 2019 Metallisches Fest, a metal-themed party honoring the spirit of the Bauhaus.
Enjoy live music, light hors d’oeuvres, and drinks, including Gropius House Cider by Shacksbury, followed by an evening tour. Metallic jewelry and/or clothing is encouraged but not required.
Advance tickets required:

Small But Perfect Things: The Style and Accessory Collection of Ise Gropius
June 14, 7–9 pm
Tickets: $45 / $35 members

Discover the stylistic trendsetting of Ise Gropius, also known as Mrs. Bauhaus, during this special evening talk and tour focusing on her inimitable personal and evolving style. Historic New England Associate Curator, Laura Johnson, shows you Mrs. Gropius’s collection of unique designs using intriguing modern materials, with original examples of hats and jewelry on view. Light refreshments provided.
Advance tickets required:

Hip Sips: 1960’s Theme Party
August 2, 7–9 pm
Tickets: $50 / $45 members

Walter and Ise Gropius hosted parties for the who’s who of the twentieth century with creativity and fun.  You are invited to share in their festive spirit with our hip sixties theme party at the trendsetting icon of Modernism-Gropius House. Enjoy a summer evening of lively jazz with the Bill O’Connor Trio, light hors d’oeuvres and drinks followed by an evening tour. 
Advance tickets required: