“Weaving is a metaphor for life and human development”. ​Claudy Jongstra at the Goetheanum

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2020 15:01 CET

Claudy Jongstra will be at the Goetheanum from 5 to 8 February during the exhibition of her monumental installation ‘Woven Skin’ (2018) made from felted wool. In addition, her triptych ‘Landscape in Pointillism’ (2019) will be exhibited in the foyer of the Goetheanum until the end of May 2020.

A business is not a commodity. ‘Trustee Ownership’ should be easier to implement

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2020 10:39 CET

More and more businesses want to take a new approach to ownership. Small and large businesses and start-ups have drawn up a draft law on trustee ownership in collaboration with Gerald Häfner, Leader of the Section for Social Sciences at the Goetheanum.

Tackling the challenges facing society. Ueli Hurter will be appointed to the Executive Council at the Goetheanum +++ Further appointments to the School of Spiritual Science

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 17:39 CET

Four leadership changes will take place at the Goetheanum by Easter 2020. Ueli Hurter has been appointed as the fifth member of the Executive Council. This appointment still requires the approval of the General Assembly in April. The leadership positions of the Natural Science Section, the Visual Arts Section and the General Anthroposophical Section will also be newly filled.

A life in farming has meaning. The Section for Agriculture invites you to share your experience

Press releases   •   Dec 13, 2019 11:40 CET

Farmers are under pressure: climate change with uncertain harvests, bureaucracy with time-consuming administration and a precarious financial situation lead to questions of meaning and survival. Biodynamic agriculture provides an approach to living with nature through a purpose and joy in work.

Affirming Life. ​The Goetheanum eurythmy ensemble‘s premiere of ‘Leuchtfäden’

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2019 10:45 CET

On December 28th, 2019 the Goetheanum eurythmy ensemble will perform its new program ‘Leuchtfäden’ (Rays of Light). It‘s about being on the move and the spaces in between. On the occasion of Ludwig van Beethoven‘s 250th birthday two movements from his string quartet Opus 132 will be performed.

Bound to Earth. ​Youth Conference for Climate Change at the Goetheanum

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2019 06:00 CET

A new youth movement has emerged out of concern for the earth as a living habitat. From 30 January to 2 February 2020, young people will gather at the Goetheanum to discuss ways out of the social and climate crises facing us.

Opportunities for a Sustainable Agriculture. ​Research project with short videos on biodynamic agriculture

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 06:00 CET

Loss of soil and biodiversity, pollution of water resources and challenges from climate change cast doubt on the agricultural practices currently in use. The Living Farms research project presents biodynamic places that are in search of alternatives, starting with the Garden Park at the Goetheanum.

Always developing. ​Youth Social Study ‘(Re)Search’ by the Youth Section at the Goetheanum

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2019 06:00 CEST

Young researchers have been asking their generational peers: “What would the world look like in 2030 if what lives within you becomes a reality? What will you do to make it happen?” A first report has now been published based on interviews with young people aged 18 to 35 from 23 countries and various cultural backgrounds.

For Objectivity in Viewing Vaccinations. ​Position of Anthroposophic Medicine

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2019 17:44 CEST

The Medical Section at the Goetheanum and the International Federation of An-throposophic Medical Associations have stated that Anthroposophic Medicine is not anti-vaccine and does not support anti-vaccine movements. Rather, it advocates an objective and differentiated view on vaccinations.

Paintings and Literature in Dialogue during the Christmas. ​The Goetheanum will be a guest at the Kunstmuseum Basel in December

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2019 20:19 CET

The Kunstmuseum Basel has invited the Goetheanum to design two artistic evenings around the theme of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ as part of their ‘Dialogue at Christmas’: On the 4th and 18th of December, the visual arts and literature will come together.

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