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Not only is it our FREE Community Weekend, it’s also @Doors_OpenTO on May 28+29! Join us for a fun weekend where you can see the "FUTURE NOW" exhibition, enjoy sneaker-themed kids crafts, try on some funky footwear, play our new ISPY game, learn cool ways to tie your laces from @leginknits, watch a livestream of our May Salon conversation (May 29) and more! ...

Visit Toronto’s favourite shoebox for FREE on May 28+29 for our Community Weekend to celebrate the opening of “Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks”! Kids will also have the opportunity to make sneaker-themed crafts, play our new ISPY game and more. Reserve your tickets now by visiting our website. ...

How does the museum go about identifying artefacts with no prior information given? Find out in today's #AskACurator episode! ...

Our limited edition colouring book is almost sold out! Visit the museum in-store or order online now to get your copy 🖍️ ...

Have you signed up for our next Salon with Cnstnt:Dvlpmnt LLC Chris Dixon and his daughter Jade? On Sunday May 29 at 3pm EST, they'll be chatting all about the exciting world of sneaker design! We'll also be livestreaming the event from the museum. RSVP using the link in our bio! ...

Join us during our FREE Community Weekend ~ on May 28 + 29, you can receive a complimentary $25 Annual Pass by donating a pair of sneakers to The Kickback (@kickbackconnect), a youth-led organization based in Toronto. Book your tickets by visiting our website! https://batashoemuseum.ca/future-now/ ...

#TuesdayShoesday These tennis shoes were worn by Roger Federer when he played in the finals at the 2006 Italian Open.
Did you know the Italian Open is played on a clay court? The red dust from this match is visible on his tennis shoes! 🎾
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This pair of handmade, bespoke button boots reflects the infusion of erotically charged references in women’s dress that emerged at the end of the 19th century. These boots were designed to look like a stockinged leg in a shoe. Although the majority of the calf-hugging shaft and elaborate gold kid appliqué would have been hidden under their wearer’s skirt, any glimpse would have tantalized the onlooker. c. 1890s ...

Join us for our next Salon on Sunday May 29 at 3pm EST with Cnstnt:Dvlpmnt LLC (@cnstntdvlpmnt) Chris Dixon (@chrisdixonnc), Founder + Creative Director and daughter Jade, Colour Specialist to talk about the exciting world of sneaker design! RSVP now using the link in our bio. ...

Calling all sneakerheads 📢 We cannot wait for you all to see our upcoming exhibition “Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks” opening on May 26. To celebrate, we’ll be having a FREE Community Weekend on May 28+29 to see the exhibition, make sneaker-themed crafts, watch a live stream of our May Salon, play a new ISPY game and more! We're also hosting a sneaker donation drive with The Kickback (@kickbackconnect) - with every sneaker donation, you'll receive a complimentary $25 Annual Pass! Book your tickets in advance, you won’t want to miss it 😉 ...

Happy 27th birthday to us! 🎉🎈 We can't wait to continue sharing more stories about the fascinating history of shoes! ...

Explore 18th century footwear in our exhibition "The Great Divide: Footwear in The Age of Enlightenment". Learn more about the exhibit by visiting our website. ...