Bayer Culture Inspires in Leverkusen, Wuppertal, Berlin and Bitterfeld
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The company has offered a wide range of entertaining cultural activities ever since its early days. Bayer is now unique around the world in this respect.
For over 100 years, culture at Bayer has stood for good entertainment and intellectual enrichment. At the beginning of the 20th century, Bayer established a company orchestra (1901) and its own cultural department (1907) with the Erholungshaus in Leverkusen as a theater and concert hall.
Cultural affairs and the highly varied program of Bayer Arts & Culture are a key part of Bayer's corporate social responsibility. Cultural experiences also promote in particular qualities that are important to everyday life at our company: creativity, an interest in new things and openness toward unfamiliar situations.
Starting in 2021, Bayer Arts & Culture will organize an annual festival at Bayer sites in Leverkusen, Wuppertal, Berlin and Bitterfeld. The innovative program of the stARTfestival presents music and dance events with internationally acclaimed artists and the promising young talents of the stARTacademy, Bayer Arts & Culture's support program. Art projects in the city and a varied program of external events at the Erholungshaus, such as the Leverkusen Jazz Days, round out the Group's cultural activities. The modern rooms of the historic Erholungshaus are also available for rent for cultural events, conferences and corporate events.
Discover more and the latest news at www.culture.bayer.com
Photo: Since 2010 l'arte del mondo is orchestra in residence at Bayer Arts & Culture. Together with its artistic director Werner Ehrhardt, the orchestra follows the tradition of early music on period instruments.