Providence Preservation Society trip to visit Bauhaus exhibit, Gropius House

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society is hosting a daytrip to Boston and Lincoln, Mass., to see examples of Bauhaus design and architecture.

The visits are timed to coincide with the movement’s centennial. A chartered bus will leave Providence at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 21. Destinations include the Harvard Art Museums, to visit the Bauhaus and Harvard exhibit, which has 200 works and is the largest collection outside Germany. The trip will also take in the Gropius House, a property of the nonprofit Historic New England.

Walter Gropius was the founder of the Bauhaus art school and taught at Harvard’s Department of Architecture after leaving Nazi Germany.

The daytrip costs $115 per person for Providence Preservation Society members and $125 for nonmembers. The price includes admission to the museums and the house, plus the bus transportation.

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