Walking with the Current: A Sensorial Walk Along St George Street

Come listen and explore this neighborhood in creative ways using your senses as guide!

Holly Schmidt, the current Engineering Artist-in-Residence at the City of Vancouver has developed a sensorial walk for St. George Street between 5th Avenue and 8th Avenue. You can choose to listen to Holly guide you or you can download the pdf toolkit to do on your own.

* Walking with the Current Audio tour

Intro Welcome. Let's get started! Introduction
NW corner of 8th Avenue and St George Street

Water is Life

West side of St. George Street between 8th Avenue and 7th Avenue

Signal to Noise

SE corner of 7th Avenue and St. George Street

Stones to Mountains

East side of St.George St. between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

Dynamic Flow

SW corner of 6th Avenue and St. George Street

Water Underground

SW corner of 6th Avenue and St. George Street

Seasonal Shades

NE corner of 5th Avenue and St. George Street *Note: New sign awaiting installation

Drifting Away

NE corner of 5th Avenue and St. George Street

Lingering Aftertaste

Tell us what you experienced! Share an idea, thought, or photo of from your sensorial walk by emailing us at raincity@vancouver.ca.

* Walking with the Current Downloadable toolkit

To participate in the entire sensorial walk without the audio clips using a downloadable toolkit:

Using this toolkit and your five senses, you can experiences St. George Street in a new and unique way. The toolkit is made up of a series of creative exercises that you can do on your own or with your family. The walk takes about one hour, but you can also do parts of it at different times.

  1. Download the toolkit: https://vancouver.ca/files/cov/walking-with-current-stgeorges.pdf
  2. Go for a walk along St. George Street and follow the toolkit instructions
  3. Share your experiences with us by adding to the map tool or emailing us a raincity@vancouver.ca *
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