Shoes - Footsteps in the House of Discovery

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An exhibition trail featuring shoes from the National Trust collection of historical fashion, as well as footwear related decorative arts and idiosyncratic ephemera creating a dreamscape of installations in the rooms of Como House.

Some themes throughout the house: 

  • A Short History of Footwear in Melbourne  
  • The Promenade – walking to show off 
  • 12 Dancing Princesses – welcome to the ball 
  • Misfortune – Superstitions and Protection Spells “ A thief’s shoes always squeak – an old Ukrainian proverb from my grandmother” 
  • Dreaming of Shoes  

Accessibility

Accessible for wheelchair users.
Content located on first floor is accessible via photos and digital films of the installation.
QR code content for visually impaired.

About Como House and Garden

Built in 1847, Como House and Garden is an intriguing mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture. It offers a glimpse into the lifestyle of former owners, the Armytage family, who lived at Como for nearly a century.

When

  • Saturday, 04 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 05 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 08 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 11 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 12 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 15 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 18 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 19 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 22 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 25 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 26 February 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 01 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 04 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 05 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 08 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 11 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 12 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 15 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 18 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 19 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 22 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 25 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 26 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 29 March 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 01 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 02 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 05 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 08 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 09 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 12 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 15 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 16 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 19 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Saturday, 22 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday, 23 April 2023 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

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