What's On 2023

Obsessed

Obsessed

Our new exhibition is now open!

Future Now

Future Now

Explore over fifty futuristic footwear designs in our new exhibition.

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Visit Us

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Museum Shop

Find the perfect something for the shoe lover in your life!

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We are excited to welcome interdisciplinary artist Camila Salcedo for four workshops in February and March to show you how to mend and repurpose socks!

Space is limited so buy your tickets now by visiting our website.
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Off the Shelf: Episode 115✨

Learn more about this extraordinary pair of shoes from our collection in today's episode! #museumtok #facts
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Explore the story of Canadian figure skating by checking out our online exhibition "Boots & Blades". Available in English and French.

Photo: Skaters on the Amstel by Arent Arentsz, 1620. © Art Gallery of Ontario
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Off the Shelf: Episode 114✨

See these shoes on display in our latest exhibition "OBSESSED"! #museumtok #facts
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This pair of purple velvet mules was made in Turkey for French consumption and features vamps heavily decorated with mother-of-pearl, gold, and silver embellishments, and the insoles are embroidered with gilded thread.

Turkish, 1860-80. (Photo by: Ron Wood)
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Happy Lunar New Year to everyone who is celebrating! 🐰 These adorable children’s shoes are from Beijing, and feature bunny rabbits with little pink ears.

Chinese, 20th century.
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Off the Shelf: Episode 113✨

Learn more about this pair of shoes worn by Lana Turner! #museumtok #facts
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One of SCRY’s goals is to make shoe design and fabrication more accessible leading to more innovative and dynamic design. Their digital approach also allows for more innovative and dynamic creations such as this otherworldly biomorphic boot. See these shoes on display in our "Future Now" exhibition 👟 ...

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Due to popular demand, we're excited to welcome back LEGIN KNITS (@leginknits) for another crochet workshop! 👟 Join us on February 11 or February 25 to learn how to crochet sneaker laces. This workshop is for all ages & for any skill level. Spots are limited so sign up now on our website! ...

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The gold starburst that explodes across the uppers of these shoes is an elegant translation of the dynamic Art Deco aesthetic into fashion and is the type of shoe favoured by the elegant “flapper”.

Made by Th. J. de Bont
Dutch, 1922-1925
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Even cows need shoes sometimes. This black rubber boot features a specially designed belt that keeps it securely fastened on an injured foot. It is to be worn during the recuperation phase following injury or surgery. Canada, 1990 – 2000

*Currently on display in our "All About Shoes" gallery
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