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June 2015

Anandam Dancetheatre Presents “Weather” – Opening Night

June 4, 2015 @ 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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Friends of the BSM/ROM Members Exchange Weekend

June 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

On June 20th and 21st ROM Members are invited to visit the BSM’s four galleries including our two newest exhibitions Fashion Victims: The Pleasures & Perils of Dress in the 19th Century and Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels. For free admission, please present your ROM membership card at the front desk. There may be an extra charge for any special ticketed events.  The BSM is open 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 12pm - 5pm on…

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May 2016

The BSM is on the Move: Jones Library

May 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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July 2017

B1 Exhibition: Canada 150 x Power

July 1 - September 4

The Canada 150 x Power collection showcases how Canadian culture and lifestyle influence creativity and design. Power Athletics Limited is a Toronto-based company which specializes in athletic, lifestyle and outdoor footwear. This snapshot exhibition gives visitors a glimpse into the daily life of a footwear designer and how their environment and personal history inspire their creative process. Seven sneaker designers were given the task to design a sneaker based on their own personal perspective of what it means to be…

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CANADA TURNS 150!

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us at the BSM to celebrate all things Canadian with a day of FREE fun!  This year’s Canada Day will be extra special all over the country, and here at the BSM we will be celebrating our country’s rich history with a day of free admission and a number of special projects, beginning before you even walk through the door!  See our Canada-themed window display, designed by students from Ryerson University; visit our exhibition “Shining Stars: Celebrating Canada’s Walk…

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CANADA 150 X POWER

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Canada 150 x Power collection showcases how Canadian culture and lifestyle influence creativity and design. Power Athletics Limited is a Toronto-based company which specializes in athletic, lifestyle and outdoor footwear. This snapshot exhibition gives visitors a glimpse into the daily life of a footwear designer and how their environment and personal history inspire their creative process. Seven sneaker designers were given the task to design a sneaker based on their own personal perspective of what it means to be…

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September 2017

Weekend Family Fun

September 12

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in until 4pm

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Weekend Family Fun

September 16 - September 17

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in until 4pm

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October 2017

Weekend Family Fun

October 21 - October 22

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in from 10-4pm on Saturday and 12-4pm on Sunday.

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Say boo at the BSM this Halloween and join us for a spooktacular weekend of family fun!  Decorate a Halloween-inspired cookie, make a special craft and play ISpy in the galleries!  Kids in costumes get in free! Drop-in until 4pm | Included with museum admission | Perfect for children 3-12

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Say boo at the BSM this Halloween and join us for a spooktacular weekend of family fun!  Decorate a Halloween-inspired cookie, make a special craft and play ISpy in the galleries!  Kids in costumes get in free! Drop-in until 4pm | Included with museum admission | Perfect for children 3-12

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November 2017

The Warm the Sole Sock Drive

November 1 - November 30

November 1-30 The BSM’s annual sock drive returns for another year.  Socks are one of the first items people request when asking for assistance and are a staple of basic care for the homeless. Did you know that socks are the most needed and least donated item of clothing? For the whole month of November, visitors to the BSM are encouraged to bring a new pair of unworn socks for distribution to those in need. If you make a donation…

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Weekend Family Fun

November 4 - November 5

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in from 10-4pm on Saturday and 12-4pm on Sunday.

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Shoe Origami Workshop

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In celebration of World Origami Day the BSM invites you to try your hand at making an origami shoe! Origami is the art of paper folding and has been long practiced in many cultures. From traditional to modern and simple to complicated, origami has attracted a worldwide following. Come by and join the origami movement at the BSM! Appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Drop-in from 1–3 pm | Included with museum admission In partnership with the Origami Society…

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2017 Founder’s Lecture

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 2017 Founder's Lecture welcomes the Museum of Modern Art's Paola Antonelli for "IS FASHION MODERN? SOLD OUT The BSM is very excited to welcome as this year’s Founder’s Lecture speaker, Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator at The Museum of Modern Art in the Department of Architecture & Design, as well as MoMA’s founding Director of Research & Development.  Antonelli has curated numerous shows, lectured worldwide, and has served on several international architecture and design juries. She has taught at the…

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Weekend Family Fun

November 11 @ 10:00 am - November 12 @ 4:00 pm

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in from 10-4pm on Saturday and 12-4pm on Sunday.

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Beaded Earring Workshop

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Three part workshop: Saturday February 10, February 24, March 3 | 1-4pm | $75 Join Anishinaabekwe beading artist Stephanie Pangowish for a three-part workshop as she guides you through the steps to make your own beautiful earrings using Indigenous beading techniques. To register for this workshop pay online below using Paypal or call 416-979-7799 x 444.

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Weekend Family Fun

November 18 - November 19

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in from 10-4pm on Saturday and 12-4pm on Sunday.

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Film Screening: The Road Forward

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As part of  the National Film Board’s Aabiziingwash (Wide Awake): NFB Indigenous Cinema on Tour, the BSM presents a special free screening of The Road Forward, a musical documentary by Marie Clements that connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history - the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s - with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. The Road Forward’s stunningly shot musical sequences, performed by an ensemble of some of Canada’s finest vocalists and musicians,…

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Weekend Family Fun

November 25 - November 26

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in from 10-4pm on Saturday and 12-4pm on Sunday.

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December 2017

Weekend Family Fun

December 2 - December 3

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in from 10-4pm on Saturday and 12-4pm on Sunday.

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Weekend Family Fun

December 9 - December 10

Spend a weekend afternoon at Toronto’s coolest shoebox, where parents and kids can spend time together exploring the galleries and having both a fun and educational experience. Visit us on the weekend with your little ones and there is always a drop-in, shoe-themed arts and crafts activity available as well as funky shoes to try on and games of iSpy to play in the gallery. All activities are drop-in from 10-4pm on Saturday and 12-4pm on Sunday.

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