Imagine a museum, any museum... what do you see? Usually, a classical building filled with historically-relevant art of some kind or perhaps a modern space made up of interactive science exhibits. In France, amongst other Western European cities with extended imperial pasts, castles and/or palaces have also taken on the role of "the museum."
the weekend before last.
The Three Muskateers or Marie Antoinette.
Indeed, "the material word," and I'd argue, world, "carries weight--aura, evidence, the passage of time, the signs of power through accumulation, authority, knowledge, and privilege," (Witcomb, 2007, p. 36).
Où? Château de Fontainebleau, 77300 Fontainebleau
Quand? Wednesday-Monday, 9:30am-5pm
Comment? TGV (from Gare de Lyon)