Toronto Public Library MAP Family Saturdays


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June 2018

Toronto Public Library MAP Family Saturdays

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join a BSM educator as they visit branches of the Toronto Public Library and give participants the opportunity to touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascination stories behind the shoes.  Children also get to make a shoe-themed craft to take home! Free | Perfect for children ages 3-12 Saturday, June 23 11am - Annette Street Branch 2pm -  Maria A. Shchuka Branch

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Mom and Baby Stroller Tour

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We know it can be tricky to find things to do with a little one!  So come and join a group of other moms and babies for a docent-led tour of the BSM.  Tours are held on the last Tuesday of every month. $14 for mom and baby (under 5 years of age) | Free for Friends of the BSM | Call 416-979-7799 x 242 or email to register

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Summer Family Fun

June 29 @ 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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Rare and Original: A Bobbito García Personal Sneaker Retrospective

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

In celebration of the documentary Rock Rubber 45s , which the BSM is co-presenting at Hot Docs Cinema, 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, ESPN’s “It’s The Shoes” series, hosted by Bobbito,…

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Rock Rubber 45s

June 29 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St W. + Google Map

The BSM is excited to co-present with Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema and the Broadview Hotel, the documentary Rock Rubber 45s. Join trailblazing DJ, streetballer and Rock Steady Crew member Bobbito García on an autobiographical odyssey through the connectivity of basketball, sneaker lifestyle and music. A Q&A with Bobbito García  following the screening will be moderated veteran sports broadcaster Will Strickland. * Please note, this event takes place at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St W. Tickets available at Promo code for BSM…

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July 2018

Exclusively Manolo – Guest Guides Featuring Jenn Wallace

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Jenn Wallace, Holt Renfrew's designer footwear buyer, has over ten years of experience in the business of fashion buying and merchandising strategies. Jennifer will bring her sharp eye for fashion and understanding of what today's shopper desires to her tour of Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes. Part of our "Exclusively Manolo" programming series which accompanies the exhibition Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes.  For a complete program listing click here. Monday, June 4 | 6pm $30 | $15 for Friends of…

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