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January 2017

Weekend Family Fun

January 28 @ 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! Drop-in activities until 4pm | Included with museum admission | Perfect for children 3-12 years.

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Weekend Family Fun

January 29 @ 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! Drop-in activities until 4pm | Included with museum admission | Perfect for children 3-12 years.

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EMMANUEL FARRÉ AND HIS CUSTOMIZED WORKS OF ART

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A growing trend in men's footwear has been the application of coloured patina treatments to the leather for a custom coloured finish.  Join us as Emmanuel Farré, patina artist from Maison Patina and Parisian menswear boutique Loding, demonstrates his unique and elegant patina technique on genuine leather goods and footwear. Drop in 1 - 3 pm | Included in museum admission | Part of the 'Spotlight on Shoemaking' Series

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Exhibition Highlights Tour

January 29 @ 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. Included with museum admission.

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February 2017

ARCTIC FILM SERIES ~ QUEEN OF THE QUEST

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

This documentary follows Denise Malliki, a young woman from Repulse Bay, as she experiences the Nunavut Quest ~ an eight day dog team race from Pond Inlet to Clyde River.  Sharing her experiences as a woman musher, Denise also discusses the importance of this tradition to her culture. Directed by Carol Kunnuk, 2010 | 35 minutes | Inuktitut with English Subtitles | Included with PayWhatYouCan donation | Limited Seating  

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PA DAY FUN AT THE BSM

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Keeping the kids busy on a  PA Day can sometimes be a challenge.  Why not bring them all down to the shoebox for some drop-in fun!  Each child will receive an activity bag with a special craft, an ISpy game for each of the galleries and a colourful temporary tattoo.  While here, be sure to check out the hands-on demo in our All About Shoes gallery from 1 - 3 pm. #Bsmfamilyfun Drop-in activities until 4 pm | Included in…

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FAMILY DAY MONDAY

February 20

Chill with us BSM style on Family Day Monday and experience a magical wonderland.  Enjoy arts & crafts, hands-on demos, ISpy in the galleries, try-on  shoes and so much more!  A special viewing of The Snow Queen will complete your afternoon - join Ellie on an incredible journey as she tries to rescue her brother Tom from the clutches of the evil Snow Queen and save the world to boot!  Based on the Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytale.  Film begins…

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March 2017

Arctic Film Series: 7 SÁMI STORIES

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

Two films from the compilation will be screened | Various languages with English subtitles IÐITSILBA (BURNING SUN) Májjen carries a very special hat that resembles a horn which all the women in her reindeer herder community wear. The hat is of great value to her, but the men representing the church think that the hat resembles the horn of the devil itself and must be extinguished. Directed by Elle Má rjá Eira, 2015 | 12 minutes Á ILE JA Á…

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SHOE’LA’PALOOZA MARCH BREAK FUN!

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

Get your kicks down to the BSM for some shoetastic shenanigans this March Break! 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 child (2 – 12 years) and $8 per each accompanying adult.…

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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!

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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 can to visit the atelier of bespoke shoemaker Nasser Vies.  Then head off to Jitterbug Boy Original Footwear, purveyor of custom make boots and shoes for the entertainment industry. Participants will also receive a goody bag after the trip! Part of the 'Spotlight on Shoemaking' series. $50 per person |…

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April 2017

Arctic Film Series: LAMENT FOR THE LAND

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

Told through the voices of 24 people from Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Lament for the Land weaves together the voices and wisdom of Labrador Inuit with stunning visual scenery to tell a powerful story of change, loss, and hope in the context of rapid climate change in the North. Directed by Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, 2014 | 36 minutes | English

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May 2017

Arctic Film Series: QALLUNAJATUT (URBAN INUK)

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

This documentary follows the lives of three Inuit in Montreal over the course of one hot and humid summer. Through their stories, the film explores the “urbanization” of the Inuit psyche, as Inuit move further and further away from a direct connection to the land that has sustained their culture for thousands of years. Featuring the original music of Charlie Adams and traditional ajaja songs of Igloolik, Nunavut. Directed by Jobie Weetaluktuk, 2005 | 48 minutes | English and Inuktitut…

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June 2017

Arctic Film Series: QAPIRANGAJUQ: INUIT KNOWLEDGE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

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

Zacharias Kunuk and his team at Isuma Productions teamed up with researcher Ian Mauro, PhD, University of Victoria, to document and communicate Inuit knowledge regarding climate change in Nunavut. Directed by Ian Mauro, Norman Cohn and Zacharias Kunuk, 2010 | 54 minutes | Inuktitut with English subtitles

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