Evelyn Hart Pointe Shoes


Collection: History

Catalogue Number: H9-32-419

Category: Personal Artifacts
Classification: Clothing
Sub-Classification: Footwear
Object Term: Shoe, Toe



Product Description

Worn by internationally-renowned prima ballerina, Evelyn Hart, these pointe shoes date from the late 1970s and were manufactured by Freed of London Ltd.  Hart joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s corps de ballet in 1976, and was promoted to soloist in 1978 and principal dancer a year later.  She is noted for her outstanding performances in both contemporary roles and classical productions including Nutcracker.  The RWB’s Nutcracker is a holiday tradition in Winnipeg.


$250 adoption includes:

  • 1 year adoption
  • Certificate & photo
  • Opportunity to share personal story or description of what the artifact means to you
  • Tax receipt for $250
  • Invitation to Museum event