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Missed our Salon event with @grandmagetsreal? It's now live on our YouTube channel!
On September 29, our guest Tonya Ruiz also known as Grandma Gets Real had a virtual conversation with our Director & Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack to discuss her viral sensation, Quarantine Barbies....
#AskAConservator Day 2021 is coming up and we're so excited to say that our conservator Ada will be participating! Let us know your questions in the comments below and stay tuned for the answers across our social media platforms on November 4 😊 @iiconservation @conservators...
Inspired by our latest exhibition "All Dolled Up: Fashioning Cultural Expectations", join us on October 27 at 7pm EST, as we invite Canadian novelist and short story writer Derek McCormack for a virtual conversation with our Director & Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack to talk about dolls and horror in popular culture. RSVP using the link in our bio. Thank you so much to our programming partner @ocaf_lefonds for making this possible!...
Thank you to everyone who joined us for today's virtual tour! If you missed it, you can still RSVP for our tour on "All About Shoes" on October 24 for @CultureDays ~ visit our website for more info....
Inspired by our latest exhibition "All Dolled Up: Fashioning Cultural Expectations", join us on October 27 at 7pm EST, as we invite Canadian novelist and short story writer Derek McCormack for a virtual conversation with our Director & Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack to talk about dolls and horror in popular culture....
We're so excited to be part of @attractionsweek! From now until October 10, bring a friend, FREE by using the discount code "ATTWK" when booking your tickets. *Limited one per transaction* #AttractionsWeek #ShowLoveTO #NeverHaveIEverTO...
BSM programming events have been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
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The Bata Shoe Museum is located at 327 Bloor Street West, at the southwest corner of Bloor Street West and St. George.
From the St. George subway station (on both the Bloor-Danforth and the Yonge-University lines), exit onto St. George Street. Turn left (walk south) for about 30 seconds and you’ll be at the northeast corner of Bloor Street West and St. George Street. From there, cross the road twice to reach the southwest corner of the intersection, and you’re at the Museum!
From Highway 401
Take the Avenue Road exit and go south to Bloor Street. Turn right onto Bloor Street and continue west to St. George Street. OR take the Bathurst Street exit and go south to Bloor Street. Turn left onto Bloor Street and continue east to St. George Street.
From the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW)
Get onto the Gardiner Expressway and exit at Spadina Avenue. Proceed north on Spadina to Bloor Street. Then turn right onto Bloor Street and go east on Bloor to St. George Street.
Street parking and paid parking lots within walking distance of the Museum may be available. Possibilities include:
The Toronto Parking Authority’s Carpark 58, the Bloor-Bedford Garage: 9 Bedford Road, north of Bloor Street West and two blocks east of the Museum.
The Toronto Parking Authority’s Carpark 205: 465 Huron Street, north of Bloor Street West and one block west of the Museum
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Please note: Due to the overwhelming number of requests and inquiries we receive, particularly relating to curatorial inquiries, identifying or providing information on shoes from personal collections, or requests for donations, we are not able to respond to everyone. If we are able to assist you with your inquiry someone will respond to you as soon as possible. Please note that due to the small size of our staff we are not able to assist with research or information requests relating to artifacts, not in our collection.
Please note: In adherence to standard museum practices, the Bata Shoe Museum does not provide financial appraisals or evaluations or assist with the sale of personal property.
Thank you for your interest in the Bata Shoe Museum.
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Counting down to the opening of our newest exhibition, The Great Divide: Footwear in the Age of Enlightenment. Do you have your tickets yet?