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Learn about our fascinating footwear in 30 seconds or less with our new series on Reels and Tiktok!

Step Into the BSM

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Slide #BSMfromhome Colouring sheets inspired by the Museum’s Collection. A new set every Friday. Learn More BSM_Colouring_Skate Slide #BSMfromhome We've refreshed our blog with new articles, interviews and more! Tell us what you think! Learn More BSM_Blog Slide #BSMfromhome Join our staff each week for a new and interesting story. Learn More BSM_Storytime Slide #BSMfromhome Join interdisciplinary artist Justine Woods for this step by step series. Learn More Moc Making Slide #BSMfromhome Check out our YouTube Series - Unboxing The BSM Learn More Unboxing Slide #BSMfromhome Check out these feature shoes from the hands-on collection. Learn More hands0ff Slide #BSMfromhome Discover our collection piece by piece by solving these fun puzzles! Learn More puzzelmania puzzelmania

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This pair of women’s athletic shoes was made in Italy around the turn of the century and features rubber soles that offered significant traction. The uppers are of tan kid and feature menswear details such as punch-work decoration. This nod to the male wardrobe reflects the fact that women were stepping into new roles and were embracing privileges that had previously been open to men only. This pair of shoes would have been worn to play tennis or to ride a bicycle. @imwd2030 #IMWD2030 ...

There's still some time to sign up for our Salon Series tomorrow with @silkbrocade2! Join us at 7pm EST to hear the discussion on "Patriotism and the Politicization of Shoes, 1760s-1780s" ~ click the link in our bio to sign up #BSMFromHome #MuseumFromHome ...

Learn about the collections management based work done in our new exhibit, "The Great Divide" in our new blog post ~ visit our blog, Step into the BSM to read it #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome ...

Colour the world at your feet with our sneaker-themed colouring sheets that were released today 🖍️ This sneaker was designed by Christian Lacroix, and dates from 1999-2002. It was made by the renowned Rossimoda shoe factory, which has manufactured shoes for many famous international brands. Visit our website to download! #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome ...

Check out our blog, Step into the BSM to learn more about this pair of boots made by Langaa Shura, a boot-maker from Ulaanbaatar in Central Mongolia #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome #SeeTorontoSoon ...

Our extraordinary collection just keeps growing ❤️ #BSMFromHome #MuseumFromHome ...

Did you attend our first Salon Series? You won't want to miss the next one! On October 21 at 7pm EST, we'll be speaking with Dr. Kimberly Alexander (@silkbrocade2) about "Patriotism and the Politicization of Shoes, 1760s -1780s" ~ visit the link in our bio to sign up #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome ...

Happy Thanksgiving to all of those who are celebrating today! We are so grateful for all of you and hope you have an amazing time with loved ones on this extra day off 🍂 ...

Learn about the process of fabricating mannequins in this new blog post by Ada! Read about displaying pants and shorts on our blog, Step into the BSM. #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome ...

We want to wish our favourite architect (and the architect of the BSM😉) a very happy birthday! 🎉 Designing our award-winning building 25 years ago, along with myriad spectacular buildings around the world, Mr. Moriyama is a Canadian treasure and icon. We hope you have the best day celebrating your birthday 🎁 ...

Spots are filling up quick for our second Salon Series with Dr. Kimberly Alexander (@silkbrocade2)! In this talk, Kimberly and Elizabeth will be discussing "Patriotism and the Politicization of Shoes, 1760s -1780s". Sign up by clicking the link in our bio! ...

#bornthisday was singer, John Lennon. The Beatles not only revolutionized music in the early 1960’s, but also fashion. A key element to their signature look included the "Beatle boot". This boot was worn by John, and was given to a fan by Mal Evans, the Beatles’ road manager. According to Mal, this boot was very sentimental to John because he wore it when the band first came to London 🎵 ...