Welcome to the STEPS App!

What is the STEPS Public Art App?

The STEPS Public Art App is a web and mobile platform for you to explore the one-of-a-kind murals and public art projects in and around your communities across what is currently Canada created in collaboration with STEPS, Canadian artists and designers, communities and partners.

Use the app to:

  • Find permanent and temporary installations near you (or visit faraway projects virtually!)
  • Learn about the projects and the inspiration behind them
  • Meet the talented artists behind each artwork
  • Explore your city or new Canadian regions by visiting the installation sites
  • Go on self-guided walking tours
  • Provide feedback on the app to help us improve your experience

Key features:

Click the Discover tab at the bottom of your screen to get started!

  • Public Art Activations: See the full list of projects with new projects added regularly!
  • Activation Map: Find projects with the interactive map
  • Tours: Access self-guided walking tours (for the best experience, enable location, camera, and push notifications for the app)
  • Artists: Meet the Canadian talent behind the public art projects

Navigate the other tabs at the bottom of your screen for more information

  • About: Learn more about STEPS and submit the feedback form to improve your experience with the app!
  • Scan & Find: Scan QR codes on project signage to learn more
  • Settings: Check here for updated content for the most up-to-date platform

Are you using the web app?

That's great, no download necessary!

For the best viewing experience and to access all the main features of the app, download the STEPS Public Art App for free through the App Store or Google Play.

Happy exploring!

When visiting each site, make sure to take a picture and tag us @STEPSPublicArt and #STEPSPublicArt! You can also provide us with feedback to improve your experience with the app.

Image Credit: Lauren Pirie (artist) and Selina McCallum (photographer)