The Bata Shoe Museum's Second Annual Founder's Lecture At My Feet: Suggestion and Contradiction in t
Illustrated Talk by Margaret Visser, Writer and Broadcaster
Join us for the second annual Founder’s Lecture where we welcome writer and broadcaster Margaret Visser. The Founder’s Lecture is an annual, public event featuring an internationally recognized leading thinker engaged with the convergence of culture, dress and society.
A leading commentator on history, anthropology and mythology in everyday life, Ms. Visser will look at the meanings embodied by modern footwear.
Her most recent book is The Gift of Thanks, published by HarperCollins. Her previous books, Much Depends on Dinner, The Rituals of Dinner, The Way We Are, and The Geometry of Love, have all been best sellers and have won major international awards, including the Glenfiddich Award for Food book of the Year in Britain in 1989, the International Association of Culinary Professionals' Literary Food Writing Award, and the Jane Grigson Award. Her books have been translated into French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. She appears frequently on radio and television, and has lectured extensively in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia. She divides her time between Toronto, Paris, and South West France.
Attendees of a reception at the Bata Shoe Museum following the lecture will have the opportunity to join Museum founder Sonja Bata in our newest exhibition "Collected in the Field" before it opens to the public on November 14th.
Lecture - $30 adult; $20 BSM members and students.
Lecture + Reception - $50 adult; $40 BSM members and student
Limited seating; for tickets call 416.979.7799 x 445or email email@example.com