Grab a pretzel and an authentic German beer and come enjoy the Wiesn in a Box-mobile Biergarten. “Wiesn” is the home of the legendary Oktoberfest in Munich. This year, it’s and now coming to several American cities in the Year of German-American Friendship with all the comforts and tastes of the traditional Bavarian Biergarten.
The German National Library’s traveling exhibition brings the Second World War German-speaking refugee exile experience to the museum-going public in the United States.
While it’s been nearly a century since the founding of the Bauhaus—the influential school of art, architecture, and design that opened in Weimar, Germany, in 1919—its continuing impact is unmistakable.
The Nazi regime forbade the Jewish artist Fritz Ascher (1893-1970) to paint, so he resorted to pen and paper.