The collection belongs to David Childs who started collecting women's shoes in the 60s.
The exhibit includes styles covering more than a century.
" The platform sole which was one of my favorite shoes really had its first universal appeal in the 1940's, and it has come back two or three times since," says Childs.
The opening reception is Friday from 6pm-9m.
That exhibit will be open through December 30, 2011.