A Beautiful Step Forward: Wedding Shoe Portraits

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May 2015

A Beautiful Step Forward: Wedding Shoe Portraits

May 23 @ 9:00 am - June 6 @ 5:00 pm

A show by photographer Ron Wood. Part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival Sexy or modest, sometimes chosen with a theme in mind, and occasionally outlandish, wedding shoes are the exclamation point in a well-crafted statement of style and individuality.  Ron Wood’s portraits of wedding shoes are about love and friendship, old customs and new ones, and of course, beauty. As a photographer for the Bata Shoe Museum, Ron has photographed many of the museum’s historical collections.  Now, in A…

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Standing Tall – A Walk and Talk Evening

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Senior Curator Elizabeth Semmelhack for an intimate evening in our new exhibition! While the thought of a man in heels is met with disbelief and amazement, invoking images of indiscretion and being different, it hasn’t always been that way.  Men have historically worn heels, so why don’t they wear them today? Especially since height is currently connected to everything from higher pay to increased desirability.  Join Elizabeth in the gallery as she explores this question and others in the…

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June 2015

Anandam Dancetheatre Presents “Weather” – Preview

June 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Weather brings back Anandam Dancetheatre back to the BSM for a pioneering live performance using augment reality to embody shrinking habitats, endangered landscapes and shifting weather patterns. Join us for this interdisciplinary collaboration between choreographer Brandy Leary, video artist Eamon Mac Mahon, composer James Bunton and interactive designer/developer Jacob Niedzwiecki. Preview: June 3rd – $20 Performances: June 4th – Opening Night – includes reception following the show – $50 June 5-6; 8:30pm – $25 regular and $20 artists/students/seniors/Friends of the…

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Anandam Dancetheatre Presents “Weather” – Opening Night

June 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Weather brings back Anandam Dancetheatre back to the BSM for a pioneering live performance using augment reality to embody shrinking habitats, endangered landscapes and shifting weather patterns. Join us for this interdisciplinary collaboration between choreographer Brandy Leary, video artist Eamon Mac Mahon, composer James Bunton and interactive designer/developer Jacob Niedzwiecki. Preview: June 3rd – $20 Performances: June 4th – Opening Night – includes reception following the show – $50 June 5-6; 8:30pm – $25 regular and $20 artists/students/seniors/Friends of the…

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Anandam Dancetheatre Presents “Weather”

June 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Weather brings back Anandam Dancetheatre back to the BSM for a pioneering live performance using augment reality to embody shrinking habitats, endangered landscapes and shifting weather patterns. Join us for this interdisciplinary collaboration between choreographer Brandy Leary, video artist Eamon Mac Mahon, composer James Bunton and interactive designer/developer Jacob Niedzwiecki. Preview: June 3rd – $20 Performances: June 4th – Opening Night – includes reception following the show – $50 June 5-6; 8:30pm – $25 regular and $20 artists/students/seniors/Friends of the…

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Anandam Dancetheatre Presents “Weather”

June 6 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Weather brings back Anandam Dancetheatre back to the BSM for a pioneering live performance using augment reality to embody shrinking habitats, endangered landscapes and shifting weather patterns. Join us for this interdisciplinary collaboration between choreographer Brandy Leary, video artist Eamon Mac Mahon, composer James Bunton and interactive designer/developer Jacob Niedzwiecki. Preview: June 3rd – $20 Performances: June 4th – Opening Night – includes reception following the show – $50 June 5-6; 8:30pm – $25 regular and $20 artists/students/seniors/Friends of the…

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August 2015

Moccasin Making and Beading Workshop

August 8 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm

In this two day workshop, Rosary Spence will teach participants how to create a beautiful pair of moccasins from start to finish.  Topics covered will include the history of moccasins in North America with a focus on various tribe styles and different styles of beading technique.  Cost includes a moccasin kit and access to the BSM’s Beauty, Identity, Pride exhibition for inspiration. Presented as part of Planet IndigenUS 2015. 10am – 5pm both days. $95 per person; Friends of the…

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