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Guided Tour by the curator through the exhibition “Max Peiffer Watenphul. From Bauhaus to Italy”

The exhibition will remain open until Sunday, March 10! At the conclusion of the exhibition, the curator and director of the Museum Casa di Goethe, Gregor H. Lersch, offers a guided tour of the retrospective, dedicated to an extraordinary artist of modernism: Max Peiffer Watenphul (Weferlingen 1896 – Rome 1976). One of the first students […]

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Seume and Goethe in Italy: On foot or by stagecoach?

   The similarities and differences between Johann Gottfried Seume’s and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s journeys to Italy, the activities of the Seume Society “Arethusa” and the “walks” from Grimma to Syracuse that still take place today. Talk between: Dr. Claudia Nordhoff (research associate Casa di Goethe), Dr. Wolfgang Fritzsche and Lutz Simmler (both Seume Society) […]

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In Johann Gottfried Seume’s footsteps – a walk through Rome

  Saturday, 16.3.23 – 10 a.m. Meetingpoint Casa di Goethe, Via del Corso 18 In 1802, Johann Gottfried Seume travelled on foot from Grimma in Saxony to Syracuse in Sicily. Together we will walk from the Casa di Goethe to his Roman quarters, the Palazzo Strozzi on Largo Argentina, and then follow the route Seume […]

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Exhibition opening

The Uncanny House

28 March 2024 – 1 September 2024   Opening 27 March 7 p.m. Exhibition curated by Ilaria Marotta and Andrea Baccin In the wake of the widespread leitmotiv that nourished literary fantasy, fairy tales, horror stories and artistic creation alike since the early 19th century, The Uncanny House investigates the sense of unheimlich within the […]

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