BSM Media Room

Information on the Bata Shoe Museum can be accessed here. To request images for media use or arrange an interview please contact:

Sarah Power
Head of Communications & Marketing
416.979.7799 x 225
Adrienne Naval
Marketing & Social Media Manager
416.979.7799 x 239

For information on permissions for Bata Shoe Museum images for commercial or non-commercial use, please fill out the following form and send it directly to Suzanne Petersen, Collections Manager, at or 416.979.7799 x227.

Press Releases

BSM in the News

Washington Post: Some Shoe-leather Reporting on the Weird Way Men’s Shoes Are Laced

StyleDemocracy: 10 Things To Do On Your Own In Toronto

The Independent: Fairbank’s boots turning heads in Toronto exhibit

The Sarnia Observer: Glamorous footwear from Petrolia’s oil boom on display in Toronto

CNN: Why these chunky, ugly running shoes are selling like crazy

Newsmax: Hoka: The Chunky, Ugly Sneaker Craze

Globe and Mail: The story of sneaker culture: From niche obsession to multi-billion dollar reselling industry

Globe and Mail: The 10 most remarkable and memorable artworks at Canadian galleries in 2022

The Kit: The Chicest Coffee Table Books to Wrap Up This Year

Forbes: Why Your Next City Break Should Be Toronto, Canada

CNN’s Downside Up: What if we lived in a world without sneakers?

CBC’s The Current: Charting the story of humanity through footwear

Globe and Mail: From shoeaholics to sneakerheads: Bata Shoe Museum asks why we own so many pairs

Toronto Guardian: Staycation in the City at The Kimpton Saint George

Smithsonian Magazine: These 18th-Century Shoes Underscore the Contradictions of the Age of Enlightenment

Highsnobiety: What Does The Future of Sneakers Look Like? The Bata Shoe Museum might know.

STIRworld: The odyssey of futuristic footwear at Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto

New York Times: Toronto Steps into Summer

Breakfast Television: This is what the future of footwear looks like

Tourism Academy: A Step Inside the Bata Shoe Museum with Director Elizabeth Semmelhack

BCC: The women kicking off their high heels at work

Sharp Magazine: Calling All Sneakerheads: The Bata Shoe Museum’s Newest Exhibition Is For You

Complex Magazine: This Toronto Exhibit Brings Sneakers to the Metaverse

Flaunt Magazine: Future Now | Opening at the Bata Shoe Museum

Surface Magazine: Forecasting the Complicated Future of Footwear

Fashion Magazine: Sci-fi Sneakers are the Future of Footwear

The Kit: A Shoe Pro Shares the Five Best Fashion-y Sneakers to Buy This Summer

Skate Canada: Bata Shoe Museum Launches New Virtual Exhibition Exploring Canadian Figure Skating

Toronto Star: All Dolled Up, at the Bata Shoe Museum, showcases tiny footwear