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Culture Days 2021: Art & Innovation + Sneak Peek of All Dolled Up

Drawing from the BSM’s extensive circumpolar holdings, and building upon information gathered from extensive, museum-sponsored fieldwork, Art and Innovation showcases a vast variety of footwear, garments and tools. These highlight the artistry and ingenuity of the makers and reveal different cultural identities, crafting techniques and spiritual meanings. This virtual tour will also give participants a […]

Culture Days 2021: All About Shoes + Behind the Scenes Gallery

Take a fascinating journey and experience the many facets of footwear: its evolution and symbolism through the ages, the methods and materials of its manufacture and its place in our imaginations. The BSM’s flagship exhibition, All About Shoes: Footwear Through the Ages, is a voyage through four and a half millennia of shoes. As well […]

All Dolled Up Virtual Tour

Experience the BSM with VIRTUAL TOURS of the Exhibits this fall! All Dolled Up: Fashioning Cultural Expectations - Stay tuned for more information on this new exhibition! Register Now We love bringing you engaging and thoughtful content each month for free. We currently have a fundraising goal and we hope you'll consider helping us share […]

Art & Innovation Virtual Tour

Experience the BSM with VIRTUAL TOURS of the Exhibits this fall! Art & Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the Bata Shoe Museum Collection– Learn more about the exhibition here Register Now We love bringing you engaging and thoughtful content each month for free. We currently have a fundraising goal and we hope you'll consider helping […]

March Salon Series

Meet Co-Founder of American Duchess Historical Footwear

The Pre-History of Feet

Bata Shoe Museum 327 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario

During The Pre-History of Feet week, kids get to create their own shoebox time machine in order to travel to the past.

Free

Clog Painting (Drop-In)

Come paint a mini clog in our Arts and Crafts Zone. Learn about the history of our clog collection and get inspired to make your own! Every Saturday from 1-3pm, with artist/educator Angie Ma for a limited time. Workshop is free with admission. No registration is required. For any questions or concerns, please email angie.ma@batashoemuseum.ca.

How We Shape Shoes and How They Shape Us

Bata Shoe Museum 327 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario

Learn more about the significance of cultural shoes while getting to make their own fridge magnet clog to bring home!

Free

Clog Painting (Drop-In)

Come paint a mini clog in our Arts and Crafts Zone. Learn about the history of our clog collection and get inspired to make your own! Every Saturday from 1-3pm, with artist/educator Angie Ma for a limited time. Workshop is free with admission. No registration is required. For any questions or concerns, please email angie.ma@batashoemuseum.ca.