Footprints from the Forge
Footprints from the Forge: Metal Footwear in the Bata Shoe Museum Collection examines the use of metal in footwear and foot-related jewelry from around the world. With over two dozen pieces on display from the Bata Shoe Museum’s permanent collection, visitors will be fascinated by the ingenious use of metal for footwear and material culture related to the foot.
The mission of the Bata Shoe Museum is to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the role of footwear in the social and cultural life of humanity. Through acquiring, conserving, researching, communicating and exhibiting material evidence related to the history of footwear and shoemaking, the Museum illustrates the living habits, the culture and the customs of people.
327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1W7
Monday-Wednesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am – 8:00pm
Friday – Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Image credit: © 2013 Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto