The Goetheanum Library has approximately 110,000 books. Hours: Tuesdays 14:00 - 19:00; Fridays 14:00 - 18:00
The Goetheanum offers a full-year study program, "Foundations of Anthroposophy," in English! (The full-time study overseen by the General Anthroposophic Section, is also offered in Spanish/Portuguese and German.) Students from around the world, of various backgrounds and ages, come for an academic year of Anthroposophic studies, including artistic classes.
There are 11 sections at the Goetheanum that offer conferences throughout the year, often translated or held in multiple languages. See the individual websites for current programs.
The following schools and sections offer occupational Anthroposophical courses, diploma programs and research options in Dornach: eurythmy (performing arts section), painting (visual art section), education, biodynamic agriculture, medicine, mathmatics/astronomy and natural science. The youth section located on the Goetheanum hill, houses a multitude of activities and international conferences in English, German and Spanish. The literary arts and humanities section and the social science section can be contacted for questions about involvement, study or research.
The 11 Sections for the School of Spiritual Science are involved in world issues and research projects.
Here is insight into their current projects: General Anthropsophy ·Natural Science · Agriculture · Medicine · Theraputic Education and Social Therapy · Education · Mathematics-Astronomy · Arts and Humanities · Spoken and Musical/Performing Arts · Visual Arts · Social Science · Youth Section
We are continually working on the English site. Do you like something we are doing, or is there something that you would like to see here? Email us with inquiries, comments and suggestions, Attn: EN website.
For current event questions,
contact the reception desk:
Phone +41 61 706 42 42, email@example.com
By creating a Position for an Artist in residence, Marianne Schubert, leader of the Fine Arts Section, responded to the wish for someone to come to the Goetheanum and do research in this area. This includes working with Rudolf Steiner's artistic works and using the various archives and collections of art that are here on location.
The length of this position depends on the project.Marianne Schubert hopes that in this time, and exchange will take place about the work done. It is also an aspiration that from this, new projects begin. Heide Nixdorff will be working at the Goethenaum for three weeks and will be open for conversations.
Heath Nixdorff is Professor Emeritus of Cultural Anthropology of Textiles, most recently from 1986 to 2005 at the University of Dortmund. Preceded this was a call to work with Anthroposophic dress styles. She looked at original works that have emerged from Rudolf Steiner's indications for clothing in everyday life, on stage and in the liturgical context, using designs, textiles, accessories, pictures and written sources. The results are documented, analyzed and interpreted in a publication. Heath Nixdorff wants to secure on one hand the traces of the past in relation to this approach and on the other hand stimulate a new creative process.
March 25th, 2017 – January 7th, 2018
Daily from 8 -22:00
Øya. 77 pictures from Hannes Weigert in the West staircase. Vernissage on March 25th, 2017 at 16:30 with a talk by Bodo von Plato and Eurythmy by Saskia Barnes.
April 2, 2017 – September 20, 2017
Daily from 8 -22:00
"He went alone to the deserted shore," (Sergej O. Prokofief about Maximilian Woloschin)
Please be aware of adjusted visiting hours for the main auditorium:
December 29th, 2017: Closed
Open from 1:30-2pm Dec. 13–15th, & 19–21st, 28th,30th,31st, 2017
Open from 1:30-2:15 pm Feb. 17th, 2018