Rare and Original: A Bobbito García Personal Sneaker Retrospective

 

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June 2018

Rare and Original: A Bobbito García Personal Sneaker Retrospective

June 29 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm

In celebration of Bobbito Garcia and his autobiographical documentary Rock Rubber 45s , which the BSM co-presented at Hot Docs Cinema along with the Broadview Hotel, we are excited to present a special summer snapshot exhibition,  "Rare and Original: A Bobbito García Personal Sneaker Retrospective".   As the progenitor of sneaker journalism, Bobbito García penned his landmark Source article “Confessions of a Sneaker Addict” in 1990, then in 2003 became the critically acclaimed author of Where’d You Get Those? NYC’s Sneaker Culture: 1960-1987 (Testify Books). In 2005,…

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July 2018

Summer Family Fun

July 14 @ 10:00 am - September 3 @ 4:00 pm

  There’s lots to do all summer long at the Bata Shoe Museum! Kids visiting the museum this summer will receive an activity bag that include a shoe-related craft activity, Ispy games to play in the galleries and a colourful tattoo.  Perfect for kids ages 3-12. Drop-in every day until 4pm | Included with museum admission.

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August 2018

Sketching in the Galleries

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  Come and be inspired by the collection of the Bata Shoe Museum! From delicate 19th century slippers to the artistry and workmanship of Arctic kamiks, the artefacts on display at the BSM provide endless opportunities to be creative. Participants of any skill level are invited to spend a quiet hour in the museum after we close to the general public. Supplies not provided, dry mediums only please. 5:30-7:30pm | $5 per person | Tickets available below or at the…

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