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Exhibit A Paint Night

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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When: Wednesday July 17 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm (Door at 6:30 pm)
Cost: $50/person
Friends of the BSM: $40/person
Length: 3 hour workshop plus time to enjoy the museum
Where: Footprints Lecture Room at the Bata Shoe Museum

Inspired by our newest exhibition, Exhibit A: Investigating Crime and Footwear, we’re excited to offer a unique paint night with artist and Bata Shoe Museum graphic designer Gus Aguirre. In this 3-hour, in-person workshop, participants will be guided through the process of painting images inspired by the themes of crime and Mystery

All materials, instruction, museum admission, and one (1) complimentary drink are included. A cash bar will also be available for drink and snack purchases.

Please present your ticket at the Front Desk upon arrival.

This workshop will take place in-person in Footprints at the Bata Shoe Museum (located on the ground level). Limited spots available. Please email shan.fernando@batashoemuseum.ca with questions or concerns.

6:30 pm – Doors Open
7:00 pm – Instruction Begins
9:30 pm – Instruction Ends
9:30 pm – 10:00 pm – Explore the museum while your painting drys.


Gus is an experienced designer, curator, and creative artist who directs and develops projects across various mediums including graphic design, motion graphics, web design, large-scale surface design, and painting. He has worked at several corporate and creative organizations. Currently, Gus works as the Website & Graphic Designer at The Bata Shoe Museum.