New horizons: Martina Maria Sam: Biographical study of Rudolf Steiner‘s Vienna years
Martina Maria Sam has completed the second part of her biography of Rudolf Steiner. Following on from ‘Childhood and Youth’ this volume focuses on the ‘Vienna Years’ with deeper experiences of contemporary culture and first public activities.
Freedom and dignity essential for humanity: Michaela Glöckler calls for a new humanism in the digital age
The digital paradigm is one of perfection and efficiency. Human beings, on the other hand, need to be able to learn to live with insecurities and to keep evolving. Michaela Glöckler, former head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum and president of Eliant, a Goetheanum partner organization, calls for a new humanism.
Catering for complex situations: Goetheanum Online Studies fit into everyday life – from anywhere
‘28 Days of Insights, Art and Encounter’, the online study programme offered by the Goetheanum, creates a space for finding inner strength and for keeping one‘s thinking flexible by sharing contents and artistic activities with others.
“Colour symphony”: First comprehensive biography of the painter Gerard Wagner
With her book ‘A Life With Colour’ Caroline Chanter presents the first comprehen-sive biography of the painter Gerard Wagner (1906–1999). Wagner understood the colours as an alphabet and looked for objective principles in the encounter with the being of colour.
Promoting life‘s potential: Manfred Klett on agriculture as an art of farming
Manfred Klett is a farmer and he sees farming as the art and science of relations. The living relations in agriculture are the key to promoting the living beings intrinsic to them. Farming thus becomes a culture-building impulse.
Revealing a previously unseen world: Exhibition with pictures by Margarita Voloshina
The exhibition at the Goetheanum features 20 paintings by Margarita Voloshina (1882–1973). The works from the second half of her life come from the Goetheanum collection, the Rudolf Steiner Archives and two private collections. Works by her husband, Maximilian Voloshin, will also be exhibited.
The search for life: 100 years Research Institute at the Goetheanum
The Research Institute at the Goetheanum was founded a hundred years ago, prompted by the first experiments in search of a ‘reagent’ that can make life visible. The Institute‘s aim today is to understand the wider context in which life thrives and evolves.
Gateways for new impulses | World Goetheanum Association: creating open-ended processes
Entrepreneurship involves creating something new and dealing with new situations. Internally, this can refer to questions such as handing over a business to the next generation, externally to the development of tools for achieving carbon neutrality.
Meeting uncertain situations with participation: Inspirational thoughts from the World Goetheanum Association
The conditions and values for taking on tasks in society, enterprises and self-administration have changed. With certainty and knowledge less in the foreground, different skills are needed for acting together in unknown and uncertain situations.
A wider view to enable action: Videos on goetheanum.tv
The Goetheanum uses the platform goetheanum.tv to put together films and recordings of interviews, lectures and artistic presentations. Some of these contributions also appear in the weekly journal ‘Das Goetheanum’ or in book form.
World Food Day 2021 | The organic-farm effect: Health requires exposure
Children who regularly spend time on a farm with animals have fewer allergies because exposure to diverse stimuli enhances the immune response. Nutrition specialist Jasmin Peschke therefore recommends more contact with nature.