Tour & Talk: Mendelsohn’s De La Warr Pavilion

De La Warr Pavilion Marina, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

This will be a special extended tour with a talk by Graham Whitham on Erich Mendelsohn’s life and legacy. A refugee from Hitler’s Germany, Erich Mendelsohn had already established an international reputation when he won the commission led by the 9th Earl De La Warr to design a new Pavilion for Bexhill.  

£5

Mendelsohn’s De La Warr Pavilion

De La Warr Pavilion Marina, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

Explore Erich Mendelsohn’s design legacy with a talk on his life and a tour of the De La Warr Pavilion. A refugee from Hitler’s Germany, Erich Mendelsohn had already established an international reputation when he won the commission led by the 9th Earl De La Warr to design a new Pavilion for Bexhill. The result, a ‘people’s palace for art and culture’, was and continues to be an expression of a specifically social and moral agenda.

£5