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May 2016

May is Museum Month

May 1 @ 10:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
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While anytime is a great time to visit a museum, May is perfect because it’s also Museum Month! With four galleries to see, special activities for kids on weekends and a Museum Shop that offers a beautiful array of items, come see what everyone is talking about! While here, make sure to answer our exciting ‘question of the week’ on our massive BSM interactive card. Later, follow our social media posts to see some of the answers and ideas that visitors come up with!

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In Conversation with Museum Founder Sonja Bata

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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As the 20th anniversary year celebration draws to a close, join us for a very special evening as Founder Sonja Bata reflects on the past two decades, sharing personal stories and anecdotes about her passion for shoes. From travelling around the world in search of extraordinary footwear to starting a world-renowned shoe museum to hearing her hopes and wishes for the museum’s next 20 years, be part of this extraordinary evening. Moderated by Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack. Afterwards, join them for a glass of wine and continue the…

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The BSM Is on the Move: Albert Campbell Library

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The Bata Shoe Museum is proud to be part of the Museum + Arts Pass, offering complimentary admission tickets through the library system in the GTA. As part of our ongoing partnership and outreach initiatives, our education department can often be seen travelling to libraries for hands-on demos and crafts. If you’re in the area, be sure to drop in and say hi! May 7, 10 – 11 am | Albert Campbell Library May 7, 2 – 3 pm | Jones Library May 14, 10:30…

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The BSM is on the Move: Jones Library

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Bata Shoe Museum is proud to be part of the Museum + Arts Pass, offering complimentary admission tickets through the library system in the GTA. As part of our ongoing partnership and outreach initiatives, our education department can often be seen travelling to libraries for hands-on demos and crafts. If you’re in the area, be sure to drop in and say hi! May 7, 10 – 11 am | Albert Campbell Library May 7, 2 – 3 pm | Jones Library May 14, 10:30…

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The BSM is on the Move: Goldhawk Park Library

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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The Bata Shoe Museum is proud to be part of the Museum + Arts Pass, offering complimentary admission tickets through the library system in the GTA. As part of our ongoing partnership and outreach initiatives, our education department can often be seen travelling to libraries for hands-on demos and crafts. If you’re in the area, be sure to drop in and say hi! May 7, 10 – 11 am | Albert Campbell Library May 7, 2 – 3 pm | Jones Library May 14, 10:30…

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The BSM is on the Move: Scarborough Civic Centre Library

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Bata Shoe Museum is proud to be part of the Museum + Arts Pass, offering complimentary admission tickets through the library system in the GTA. As part of our ongoing partnership and outreach initiatives, our education department can often be seen travelling to libraries for hands-on demos and crafts. If you’re in the area, be sure to drop in and say hi! May 7, 10 – 11 am | Albert Campbell Library May 7, 2 – 3 pm | Jones Library May 14, 10:30…

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Shoe Origami Workshop

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Origami, the art of paper folding, has been a long practiced tradition in many cultures. From traditional and modern to simple and complicated, origami has attracted a world-wide following. Join the movement and stop by the museum to try your hand at making an origami shoe. Appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Drop in; Included in museum admission. In partnership with the Origami Society of Toronto in celebration of their 30th anniversary.

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International Museum Day

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Did you know that there are more than 55,000 museums in 202 countries? That’s a lot of visiting! Why not start with us and celebrate International Museum Day with complimentary hands-on demonstrations lead by some of our amazing docents. See artefacts up close, ask questions and learn more about the important role that footwear has played in society. Hands-on demonstration; included in museum admission.

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Doors Open Toronto

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Bata Shoe Museum is pleased to be part of the 17th annual Great Gulf Doors Open Toronto which offers residents and visitors an opportunity to take a peek behind the doors of more than 100 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city. Join us for FREE admission all weekend. While here be sure to visit all four of our exhibits and watch live paintings by a resident artist from VIBE Arts. Free. Live painting 10 am – 4 pm Saturday; 12 – 4…

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Doors Open Toronto

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Bata Shoe Museum is pleased to be part of the 17th annual Great Gulf Doors Open Toronto which offers residents and visitors an opportunity to take a peek behind the doors of more than 100 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city. Join us for FREE admission all weekend. While here be sure to visit all four of our exhibits and watch live paintings by a resident artist from VIBE Arts. Free. Live painting 10 am – 4 pm Saturday; 12 – 4…

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June 2016

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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June 18+19+21 In celebration of National Aboriginal Day on June 21, join us in our new exhibition Art and Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the BSM Collection for some hands-on demonstrations by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic docents. During the weekend, make a special craft to take home. Hands-on demonstrations | 1 – 3 pm each day; craft available until 4 pm. | Included in museum admission.

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Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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June 18+19+21 In celebration of National Aboriginal Day on June 21, join us in our new exhibition Art and Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the BSM Collection for some hands-on demonstrations by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic docents. During the weekend, make a special craft to take home. Hands-on demonstrations | 1 – 3 pm each day; craft available until 4 pm. | Included in museum admission.

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Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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June 18+19+21 In celebration of National Aboriginal Day on June 21, join us in our new exhibition Art and Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the BSM Collection for some hands-on demonstrations by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic docents. During the weekend, make a special craft to take home. Hands-on demonstrations | 1 – 3 pm each day; craft available until 4 pm. | Included in museum admission.

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