In addition to our popular semi-permanent exhibition, All About Shoes, the Museum has three galleries for changing exhibitions, ensuring that each visit to the museum offers a new experience. Exhibitions generally run for a year, with 1-2 new exhibitions opening each year. Through the creation of innovative exhibitions the Museum strives to enlighten and entertain visitors of all ages.
All About Shoes: Footwear Through the Ages – Semi-permanent
Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century – Closing April 15, 2018
The Gold Standard: Glittering Footwear From Around Globe – Open through 2018
Art and Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the Bata Shoe Museum Collection – Closing date TBD
Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes
Special temporary exhibition – Open May 16, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes is an intimate retrospective spanning 45 years of work by one of the most influential figures in his field; his inventiveness and superb craft has managed to cross boundaries between fashion and art. The BSM is excited to be the final, and only, North American stop on this exhibitions worldwide tour.