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Step Into the BSM

Step Into the BSM

We've refreshed our blog with new articles, interviews and more! Tell us what you think!

#BSMFromHome

#BSMFromHome

See how you can experience the museum from home everyday!

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

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Join us for our next virtual workshop on March 20 at 10am EST with Faez Alidoosti (@alfazed_studio)! In this drawing workshop, participants will first learn how to draw “lines”; they will learn what a line is, how to create it using a variety of tools (pencil, ink on paper) and also how to manipulate the quality of the lines. Visit our website for more information on how to register. #BSMFromHome #MuseumFromHome ...

There's still time to RSVP for our next Salon with Dr. Danielle Kinsey! Visit our website for more information about her talk, "Diamonds and “Exotic” Goods Consumption in Britain, 1750-1830" ~ link in bio #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome ...

You all loved our behind the scenes look at "Boots & Blades: The Story of Canadian Figure Skating" and now we have a part 2 on our blog, Step into the BSM! ⛸️ #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome ...

#SneakerSaturday: One of Tobie Hatfield’s most famous designs was the ‘Gold Shoe’ made for sprinter Michael Johnson and worn by him in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. They were the lightest weight track spikes at the time and Johnson won two gold medals in his historic 200 and 400 meter wins. At the following Olympic Games in Sydney, Johnson wore shoes designed by Tobie again but this time they were made with a new 24 karat gold-covered material. This pair donated in 1997 to the Bata Shoe Museum has shoes of different sizes; Johnson’s left foot is 10.5 while his right is size 11. ...

Don't forget, you can still receive a FREE colouring book on our museum shop if your purchase is $50+ 🖍️ Shop now on http://shop.batashoemuseum.ca/ #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome
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We are so excited for tomorrow's workshop with Justine Woods! Stay tuned next week for when we announce our next virtual workshop - make sure you sign up a-sap before we sell out again! #BSMFromHome ...

Fun Fact: Our founder, Sonja Bata was named after Sonja Henie! Find out more about this pair of skates worn by Norwegian Olympic gold-medal skater and celebrity Sonja Henie (1912-1969) in our latest blog post ⛸️ #BSMFromHome #MuseumFromHome ...

Spots are filling up quick for our next Salon on February 24! Thank you so much to @OCAF_LeFonds for making this possible. RSVP by clicking the link in our bio #BSMFromHome #MuseumFromHome ...

Today's #TuesdayShoesday features a donation we received from D'Wayne Edwards, founder of PENSOLE Design Academy (@pensoleacademy)! Did you know, he was also honoured with the Icon Award for Social Impact at the first virtual Footwear News (@footwearnews) Achievement Awards in 2020 - well done! Learn more about the shoes he donated to the museum in our Unboxing the BSM YouTube video series #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryMonth ...

Happy Family Day! We are so excited to share “SOCKS: Between You and Your Shoes” VIRTUALLY! Visit our website now to take a look and stay tuned for more 😉 #MuseumFromHome #BSMFromHome ...

Great Divide Back ground 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. Government Sponsor: Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund