In the News

The content here represents only a small sampling of the many articles, news stories, and press coverage the Bata Shoe Museum receives on a regular basis. Please have a look at some of the local, national, and international media which features the Bata Shoe Museum

Selected Newspaper and Web Articles

Globe and Mail logo Toronto Star
Bata’s Roger Vivier exhibit peers into mind of master shoe designer

May 2012
Huffington Post logo The Huffington Post
'Roger Vivier: Process To Perfection': Bata Shoe Museum Exhibit Sheds Light On History Of The Stiletto

May 2012
Globe and Mail logo National Post
The Bata Shoe Museum Reinvents the Heel with Roger Vivier Exhibit

May 2012
Globe and Mail logo Toronto Star
Flapper style is reimagined for a new generation of emancipated women

Oct 2011
Globe and Mail logo Globe and Mail
An Exhibition That Celebrates Sole Singers

May 21st, 2010
Toronto Star logo Toronto Star
A Picture and 1000 Words - Think Stilettos Are Hazardous?
(click here for PDF version)
September 12th, 2010
New York Times logo New York Times
On the Heels of a Recession

July 15thth, 2010
Lifestyle Magazine logo Lifestyle Magazine (Canada)
Socking Up: Learn about what you’ve been wearing on your feet this summer at the Bata Shoe Museum

June 29th, 2010
Collectors Weekly logo Collector's Weekly
Sex, Power, and High Heels: An Interview with Shoe Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack

June 18th, 2010
Globe and Mail logo Globe and Mail
They're Called Sneakers, but They're No Escape

May 21st, 2010
Montreal Gazette logo Montreal Gazette
Shoes have a long history of impracticality, exhibit shows

April 20th, 2010
Art Daily logo Art Daily
Exhibit at Bata Shoe Museum Lifts the Skirts on Feminine Footwear

April 20th, 2010

Selected Audio and Video Clips

Canada Travel logo CityTV
Stylish Shoes from the 1920s - An Interview with Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack

March 2012
Canada Travel logo Canadian Tourism
Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto: Interview with Roger Hunziker

June 29th, 2010
Bite tv logo Bite TV
Bata Shoe Museum Tour

June 18th, 2010

Selected Magazines Articles

Fashion Weekly cover Fashion Weekly Magazine
High Heel History
Spin Off cover Spin-Off Magazine
As the Whorl Spins: Socks: Between You and Your Shoes

Summer 2010
Gloria cover Gloria Magazine
Croatian Fashion Magazine

February 2010
Details cover Detail Magazine
Czech Republic Magazine - Profile: Sonja Bata and the Bata Shoe Museum

Fall 2009

Articles with Contributions by the Bata Shoe Museum

Vanity Fair cover Vanity Fair
The Godfther of Sole - Christian Louboutin
May 2010