Festival of Art History is postponed

3 avril 2020 Due to the public health crisis currently affecting the entire globe and the consequent uncertainties, the Institut national d’histoire de l’art and the château de Fontainebleau, in consultation with the Ministry of Culture, have made the decision to postpone the Festival of Art History until next summer. Initially scheduled for June 2020, this major annual gathering of professionals and the general public will now take place on June 4-6, 2021. As planned, the invited guest country of the festival’s tenth edition will be Japan and the theme will be pleasure. Thanks to the support of all partners and patrons who are committed to building the Festival of Art History’s reputation both nationally and internationally, the organizers remain fully prepared to ensure a successful next edition and to respond to…
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American Friends Letter

18 juillet 2019 A summer of spectacular arts at Fontainebleau Dear friend and supporter, It’s been a while since you last heard from the Château de Fontainebleau, and I’d like to fill you in on the most exciting developments you’ve helped make possible in recent months. As you know, the Château de Fontainebleau is a decidedly artistic place. Since the time of Francis I, the Château has hosted artists of every genre – from sculptors, painters, and architects to musicians, dancers, and more. And as this summer of spectacular arts has shown, Fontainebleau’s artistic tradition remains vibrant and diverse. RE-OPENING OF THE IMPERIAL THEATRE  The crowning moment of this season at Fontainebleau was the complete re-opening of the Imperial Theatre in late June. After…
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American Friends of château de Fontainebleau

4 novembre 2017 Le responsable du mécénat et des participations du château a pu mettre en place, grâce à la King Baudouin Foundation US, une interface en ligne permettant aux donateurs américains de faire un don directement au château, tout en profitant des dispositions fiscales américaines : https://kbfus.networkforgood.com/projects/38639-c-kbfus-funds-ch-teau-de-fontainebleau-fr Cette interface s’appelle « American Friends of château de Fontainebleau », mais il ne s’agit pas d’une association comme pour Versailles ou le Louvre. N’hésitez pas à vous emparer de cet outil et à le communiquer à vos contacts américains qui souhaiteraient soutenir Fontainebleau.  Pour mémoire, l’appel aux dons aux USA se fait traditionnellement le mardi 28 novembre qui est appelé le « Giving Tuesday ».
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