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February 2017

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There’s lots to do every weekend at the coolest shoebox in town! Kids can try-on funky footwear, play iSpy in the galleries and receive a fun activity bag with a special craft and a colourful temporary tattoo! During your Saturday visit, join us for a hands-on with our friendly docents! You just never know what they’ll pull out of the shoebox for show and tell!  #BSMfamilyfun Hand-on demo – 1 – 3 pm Drop-in activities – 10am – 4pm Included…

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WEEKEND FAMILY FUN

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

There’s lots to do every weekend at the coolest shoebox in town! Kids can try-on funky footwear, play iSpy in the galleries and receive a fun activity bag with a special craft and a colourful temporary tattoo! #BSMfamilyfun Drop-in activities – 12pm – 4pm Included with museum admission | Perfect for children 3-12 years.

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EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Step into the Bata Shoe Museum where ‘for every shoe there’s a story’! Join a knowledgeable museum docent on a guided tour and experience exhibition highlights in selected museum galleries. 1-2pm | Included with museum admission.

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March 2017

ARCTIC FILM SERIES: 7 SÁMI STORIES

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our film series continues with a focus on the Arctic. Join us on the second Thursday of each month and experience the north through film. And don’t forget to visit Art & Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the Bata Shoe Museum Collection on the second level. 6 – 7 pm | Included with PayWhatYouCan donation | Limited seating Two films from the compilation 7 SÁMI STORIES will be screened IÐITSILBA (BURNING SUN) Májjen carries a very special hat that resembles…

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MARCH BREAK AT THE BSM

March 11 @ 10:00 am - March 19 @ 4:00 pm

March Break is just around the corner!  Mark your calendars to get your kicks down to the BSM this March Break for some shoetastic shenanigans! Make some very cool shoe crafts, walk the runway with the funkiest footwear and costumes around, play some crazy games, go on a heel hunt and so much more! Sponsored by Bruce Etherington & Associates.   All activities are drop-in and run from 10 am – 4 pm (*Sundays 12 pm – 4 pm). $8 per…

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MUSEUM SWAP

March 25 @ 10:00 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm

Calling all ROM members! Join us this weekend for a complimentary visit to the BSM. See our exciting exhibitions and stop by our Museum Shop where you can find a beautiful selection of items inspired by our collection. Friends of the BSM can head over to the ROM for a complimentary visit as well! Free | Just show your membership card at each location and enjoy! Visit www.rom.on.ca for more information on ROM exhibition and hours.  

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TWO ATELIERS, ONE COOL TRIP

March 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes and see how a bespoke shoemaker crafts his art? Well now’s your chance! Meet at the BSM and board a passenger van to visit the atelier of bespoke shoemaker Nasser Vies. Then head off to Jitterbug Boy Original Footwear, purveyor of custom made boots and shoes for the entertainment industry. Participants will also receive a goody bag after the trip! 12:30 – 4:30 pm | $50 per person | Friends of…

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EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS TOUR

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Step into the exhibitions of the Bata Shoe Museum where ‘for every shoe there’s a story’! Join a knowledgeable museum docent on a guided tour and experience exhibition highlights in selected museum galleries. 1-2pm | Included with museum admission.

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April 2017

STORIES, RHYMES AND SONGS… OH MY!

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As part of the Toronto Storytelling Festival, be sure to join us when performers Rita Cox, Carol Ashton and Sally Jaeger drop by the shoebox to entertain the little ones with engaging stories, amusing rhymes and charming songs. Afterwards, kids can make a fancy bookmark, read their favourite book in our comfy reading nook and let their imagination run wild in our sock puppet theatre! Performance 1-2 pm | Included in museum admission | Kids drop-in activities until 4 pm…

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A PERFORMANCE BY QUARTETTO GELATO

April 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

In celebration of Canada's Sesquicentennial, join us for a special performance by popular eclectic ensemble Quartetto Gelato  featuring works written specifically for them by Canadian composers. 7:30 pm - 9 pm; doors open at 7 pm; first-come, first-served seating |  $40 per person | Friends of the BSM $30  | Limited Space | Tickets can be purchased online on the ticket page or by calling 416.979.7799 x445

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ARCTIC FILM SERIES: LAMENT FOR THE LAND

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our film series continues with a focus on the Arctic. Join us on the second Thursday of each month and experience the north through film. And don’t forget to visit Art & Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the Bata Shoe Museum Collection on the second level. 6 – 7 pm | Included with PayWhatYouCan donation | Limited seating LAMENT FOR THE LAND Told through the voices of 24 people from Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Lament for the Land weaves together the voices…

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SPECIAL FILM SCREENING: ANGRY INUK

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In celebration of National Canadian Film Day 150, join us for a special screening of Angry Inuk by Inuit director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril. In this film Arnaquq-Baril sheds a powerful light on anti-seal hunting campaigns and the relevance of the hunt to the lives of the Inuit. A landmark work, Angry Inuk challenges, informs and – like all great documentaries – convinces us that the world must change. 7 – 9 pm | Limited space | Free | Tickets can be…

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May 2017

ARCTIC FILM SERIES: QALLUNAJATUT (URBAN INUK)

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our film series continues with a focus on the Arctic. Join us on the second Thursday of each month and experience the north through film. And don’t forget to visit Art & Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the Bata Shoe Museum Collection on the second level. 6 – 7 pm | Included with PayWhatYouCan donation | Limited seating QALLUNAJATUT (URBAN INUK): This documentary follows the lives of three Inuit in Montreal over the course of one hot and humid summer.…

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June 2017

ARCTIC FILM SERIES: QAPIRANGAJUQ: INUIT KNOWLEDGE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our film series continues with a focus on the Arctic. Join us on the second Thursday of each month and experience the north through film. And don’t forget to visit Art & Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the Bata Shoe Museum Collection on the second level. 6 – 7 pm | Included with PayWhatYouCan donation | Limited seating QAPIRANGAJUQ: INUIT KNOWLEDGE AND CLIMATE CHANGE Zacharias Kunuk and his team at Isuma Productions teamed up with researcher Ian Mauro, PhD, University…

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