Our Favorite Austin Street Art: Graffiti, Murals, & Mosaics, 2017 Edition

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Driving around town, kids in tow and fighting traffic, I usually find myself so focused on getting from Point A to Point B that I fail to notice the details in between. But so much of Austin’s unique appeal is in those details and quirks that we tend to take for granted, like all of the amazing Austin art we pass every day.

I set out to compile a Top 10 list of Austin murals and street art — a bucket list of sorts — to visit with the kiddos. I planned to include the touristy ones we all know, but I hoped to stumble upon a few hidden treasures too. After an hour downtown, my 10 became 20. An hour on The Drag bumped it 25. An hour on SoCo…. Well, you get the idea.

What I discovered was that when I took a deep breath and really started looking, incredible Austin art was everywhere: gas stations, Chinese takeout joints, back alleys, even sidewalks. My son actually got grumpy with me because I couldn’t stop to photograph every piece of street art he spotted while we cruised East Austin. Seeking out these pieces became like a scavenger hunt for our family and we had a blast seeing our city with fresh eyes.

So… Here’s a start. When the summer crazies kick in, get out and see how many of these beauties you can find. And when you’ve exhausted this list, just look a little harder. I think you’ll be amazed by the art that’s out there. I spotted a few new pieces going up around town last week, so you may even luck into seeing an artist in action.

Because this list is so long (more than 100 locations!!) we’ve broken it up into sections that load quickly and take you straight to the part of town you wish to see. You can click the links below on each page, or just scroll to the bottom and hit ‘next’ to see more. The last page features an interactive map to get you started on your adventure. Happy hunting!

Downtown | Central | South | East | North | West

Austin Art Found Downtown

6th St Historic District by Sanctuary Printshop: E 6th St & SB I-35 Access Rd


6th & 35 mural

Cat: E 6th St & SB I-35 Access Rd (NW Corner)


Wasabi Mural

Wasabi: 717 E 7th St


Frank Mural

Frank Public Art (Changes Monthly): W 4th St & Colorado St


Mexic-Arte Murals

Mexic-Arte Museum: 419 Congress Ave


Esther's Follies Mural

Esther’s Follies by Kerry Awn: 525 E 6th St (On Alley)


O Henry Mural

O Henry: 121 E 5th St


Parking Garage Couple Mural

Whispers: SW Corner of W 3rd St & Guadalupe St (inside parking garage)

 


Howdy Mural

Howdy: 601 W 6th St


Weapons of Destruction Mural

Voice Your Voice: Alley between E 6th & 7th Sts and Sabine & Red River Sts


Houston Toads Mural

Houston Toads by Louis Masai: 222 E 6th St


Brazos Sidewalk Mosaic

Sidewalk Mosaic: E 2nd St & Brazos St


Long Live Art Mural

Long Live Art: E 2nd St & Brazos St


Green Light Social Mural

Green Light Social: 720 W 6th St


If you’re in need of lodging while you visit the city make sure to check out a timeshare rental on the secondary resale market. The Texas Timeshare at Lakeway is located just outside of Austin and offers stunning views of Lake Travis. Water sports, grilling and fishing are some of the top activities at this resort. This is an RCI timeshare so if you already own a timeshare you may exchange it through RCI to the Texas Timeshare at Lakeway for a small fee.


Hit ‘next’ to see Austin art in Central Austin!

 

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Austin Art Located Centrally

HOPE Outdoor Gallery: W 11th St & Baylor St


Federico: 914 N Lamar Blvd


B&W Musicians Mural

B&W Musicians: 914 N Lamar Blvd


Astronaut Pizza Mural

Pizza, Astronaut, Whale, Punk by truth: 1209 Red River St


Austintatious: 23rd St Artisan Market, 23rd & Guadalupe


Dylan and Satchmo: Hole in the Wall, 2538 Guadalupe


Music Legends: W 24th St & Guadalupe St


Jeremiah the Innocent by Daniel Johnston: W 21st St & Guadalupe St


Wasabi Rainbow Cat Mural

Cat + Friends: 2426 Guadalupe St



Austin, Texas: 3700 Guadalupe St


A Day at the Park: Shipe Park, 4400 Avenue G


Pond Scene: 4413 Guadalupe St


Grotto Wall at Sparky Park: 3701 Grooms St


Love is the Answer Mural

Love Is the Answer by Daniel Johnston: 1115 W Lynn St


If you’re in need of lodging while you visit the city make sure to check out a timeshare rental on the secondary resale market. The Texas Timeshare at Lakeway is located just outside of Austin and offers stunning views of Lake Travis. Water sports, grilling and fishing are some of the top activities at this resort. This is an RCI timeshare so if you already own a timeshare you may exchange it through RCI to the Texas Timeshare at Lakeway for a small fee.


Hit ‘next’ to see Austin art in South Austin!

 

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Austin Art Down South

Railroad Bridge Mural

Kung Fu Grip + Never Give Up: RR bridge over Lady Bird Lake


Smile: S Congress Ave & Elizabeth St


Homeslice Murals

Home Slice: 1415 S Congress Ave


i love you so much: 1300 S Congress Ave


Horse: 1700 S Congress Ave


Our Lady by Federico: 1500 S Congress Ave


Give: 1401 S Congress Ave


Floating Cupcakes: 1602 S Congress Ave (On alley)


Amy’s Cartoon People: 1301 S Congress Ave


Birds Buffalo Mural

Buffalo: 1902 S Congress Ave


RCA Mural

Vintage RCA Dog: S Congress Ave & W Johanna St


 

Rooster Mural

Rooster: 1920 S Congress Ave


Greetings from Austin Postcard: S 1st St & Annie St


Smashed Can Mosaic

Smashed Can Mosaic: 1900 S 1st St


Bouldin Creek Murals

Bouldin Creek: 1900 S 1st St (Back of building)


Taco Mural

Taco: 1900 S 1st St (in parking lot)


Run DMC Mural

Run DMC: 1905 S 1st St


Alcomar Octopus Mural

Octopus: 1816 S 1st St


Art for the People Metamorphosis Mural

Metamorphosis: 1711 S 1st St


Sparkle Kids Mural

Sparkle Kids: 2810 Manchaca Rd


Panorama: S 1st St & W Stassney Ln


78704 Mural

SoLa 78704: 2708 S Lamar Blvd


South Austin Music: 1402 S Lamar Blvd


Locomotive Mural

Locomotive by ULOANG: 440 E St Elmo Rd


You Make My Heart Sing Mural

You Make My Heart Sing: 301 W Riverside Dr


Riverside Chevron Mural

SRV, Chevron, Tower: W Riverside Dr & S Congress Ave


Travis Heights: E Riverside Dr at Alta Vista Ave


If you’re in need of lodging while you visit the city make sure to check out a timeshare rental on the secondary resale market. The Texas Timeshare at Lakeway is located just outside of Austin and offers stunning views of Lake Travis. Water sports, grilling and fishing are some of the top activities at this resort. This is an RCI timeshare so if you already own a timeshare you may exchange it through RCI to the Texas Timeshare at Lakeway for a small fee.


Hit ‘next’ to see Austin art in East Austin!

 

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Austin Art On The East Side

Puppy Love: 2015 E Riverside Dr


Skeletons Mural

Skeletons: 2015 E Riverside Dr (on retaining wall behind buildings)


Metz Pool Mural

Metz Pool: 2407 Canterbury St


Reading Book Mural

Reading: E Cesar Chavez St & Medina St


Magic Love Mural

Magic Love: 112 Medina St (On alley)


Goldfish Mural

Goldfish by Levi Ponce: 1010 E Cesar Chavez St


Girl with Mug Mural

Girl with Mug: 1201 E Cesar Chavez St


Si Se Puede: 1200 E Cesar Chavez St


Loteria Mural

Loteria: 1619 E Cesar Chavez St


Selena Mural

Selena: 1619 E Cesar Chavez St


Blue Cat Mural

Blue Cat: 95 Navasota St


Good Life Mural

Goodlife: 1114 E Cesar Chavez St


Armadillo Mural

Armadillo by Esao Andrews: 2400 E Cesar Chavez St


Spratx Mural

SprATX by Jiminai (l) and Tourmaline Todd (r): 2400 E Cesar Chavez St


Blackbird Mural

Blackbird: 2400 E Cesar Chavez St


Dog Cat Vet Mural

Cat and Dog by ULOANG: 2400 E Cesar Chavez St


Woman with Waves Mural

Woman with Waves: 2501 E Cesar Chavez St


Beauty Shop Mural

Let Love Lead You: 2306 E Cesar Chavez St (back of parking lot)


Breaking Chains Mural

Breaking Chains: 2100 E 3rd St


Selena Mural

Selena by Federico: 2101 E Cesar Chavez St


Bowie Mural

Ziggy Stardust by ULOANG: 2125 E Cesar Chavez St


Mirror Mosaic

Mirror Mosaic: 2109 E Cesar Chavez St


Shark Mural

Shark: 1111 E 6th St


ASL I Love You Mural

ASL I Love You by Show Goat Mural Works: 1504 E 6th St


White Horse Mural

The White Horse: 500 Comal St (on Cisco’s parking lot side)


Austin mural Cisco's: 1511 E 6th

Cisco’s by Nicholas Conrad Miller, et al: 1511 E 6th St


Blue Monsters Mural

Blue Creatures by Michael Sieben: 1502 E 6th St


Revelry Musicians Mural

Gary, Stevie, Willie: 1410 E 6th St


When You're Strange Mural

When You’re Strange by Dave Lowell: 1310 E 6th St


To the Moon Sidewalk

To the Moon: 1300 E 6th St


I Love You, Bacon Mural

I love you, bacon: 1300 E 6th St


Eagle Mural

Eagle: 1209 E 6th St


Ballerina Mural

Ballerinas Behind Fence: 1209 E 6th St


E 6th IBIZ Mural

E 6th IBIZ District: 1201 E 6th St


Monkey Mural

Monkey: 1107 E 6th St


Til Death Mural

‘Til Death by Federico: 1201 E 7th St


Paz y Amor Mural

Paz y Amor by Federico: 1201 E 7th St


Austin Mural Coffee Creatures: 1405 E 7th

Coffee Creatures: 1405 E 7th St


Boy with Kite Mural

Boy with Kite by ULOANG: 1803 E 6th St


Cowboy Mural

Cowboy: 1800 E 6th St


Band Together Mural

Let’s Band Together by Federico: 1816 E 6th St


Our Lady Mural

Our Lady by Federico: 1623 E 7th St


Indian Eyes Mural

Eyes: 1614 E 7th St


Our Lady: 1811 E Caesar Chavez St


Sapo Mural

Sapo: 1900 Manor Rd


Austin Mural Rhapsody: 11th & Waller

Rhapsody by John Yancey: E 11th St & Waller St


East Side Pies Mural

Chill Out: 1401 Rosewood Ave


Flowers Leaves Lips Mural

Flowers and Leaves: 515 Pedernales St (parking lot)


E 6th Murals

E 6th St between Pedernales St & Calles St


Austin Mural Bicycles: 14th & Chestnut

Bicycles: E 14th St & Chestnut Ave


Austin Mural Sesquicentennial: 1161 Angelina

Sesquicentennial: 1161 Angelina St



Austin mural King of Pop: 1900 E 12th

King of Pop: 1900 E 12th St Update 5/17: This mural has been painted over.


Music Capital Mural

Music Capital: E 12th St & Chicon St


Mirror Peacock Mosaic

Mirrored Peacock Mosaic: 1808 E 12th St


Black Women Heroes Mural

Making History: 1700 E 12th St


Pizza Cats Mural

Pizza Cats: 1604 E 12th St


Resist Mural

Resist: 1604 E 12th St


Austin mural Livestrong: 2201 E 6th

Livestrong by Mister Cartoon: 2201 E 6th St (back of building)


Austin Mural In the Same Boat Now: 2000 E 12th St

In the Same Boat Now by Federico: 2000 E 12th St


Austin Mural You’re My Butter Half: 2000 E MLK Jr Blvd

You’re My Butter Half: 2000 E MLK Jr Blvd


Prince and How You Doin Murals

Prince, etc: E 4th St & Attayac St


Beauty Will Save the World: E 4th St between San Marcos St and Medina St


Austin Mural Flamingo Mitote: Patterson Park, 4200 Brookview

Flamingo Mitote by Stephanie Distefano: Patterson Park, 4200 Brookview Rd


If you’re in need of lodging while you visit the city make sure to check out a timeshare rental on the secondary resale market. The Texas Timeshare at Lakeway is located just outside of Austin and offers stunning views of Lake Travis. Water sports, grilling and fishing are some of the top activities at this resort. This is an RCI timeshare so if you already own a timeshare you may exchange it through RCI to the Texas Timeshare at Lakeway for a small fee.


Hit ‘next’ to see Austin art North Austin!

 

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Austin Art Up North

North Loop Birds Mural

Rainbow Birds: 120 W N Loop Blvd


I Heart Austin Mural

I Heart Austin by Gerardo Arellano: 5134 Burnet Rd


Simply Fit Mural

Simply Fit: 5134 Burnet Rd


 

Sweet You're Here Mural

Sweet! You’re Here: 5245 Burnet Rd


Tiny Pies Mural

Tiny Pies: 5035 Burnet Rd


Vintage Owl Mural

Owl: 5111 Burnet Rd


You Are Amazing Mural

You Are Amazing: 5502 Burnet Rd


Eye Chart Mural

Eye Chart: 5209 N Lamar Blvd


Tomlinson's Mural

Skyline + Pets by truth: 908 E 49th 1/2 St


Ya Esta Mural

Ya Esta by Federico: E 51st St & N IH-35 Frontage Rd


Austin Mural Jerry's Artarama: 6010 N IH 35

Jerry’s Artarama: 6010 N IH 35


1102 Koenig Lane, Austin

Hello by BOZA: 1102 Koenig Ln


Austin mural Sea Monsters: 10938 Research Blvd

Sea Monsters: 10938 Research Blvd


Rock Rose Murals

HOPE Gallery at Rock Rose: Rock Rose between Palm Way and Cherry Sage


Thai Kun Dragon

Thai-Kun Dragon: 11601 Rock Rose


Love is the Answer Mural

Love Is the Answer: 11601 Rock Rose


If you’re in need of lodging while you visit the city make sure to check out a timeshare rental on the secondary resale market. The Texas Timeshare at Lakeway is located just outside of Austin and offers stunning views of Lake Travis. Water sports, grilling and fishing are some of the top activities at this resort. This is an RCI timeshare so if you already own a timeshare you may exchange it through RCI to the Texas Timeshare at Lakeway for a small fee.


Hit ‘next’ to see Austin art in West Austin!

 

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Austin Art In The West

Deep Eddy Mural Project: 401 Deep Eddy Ave

Here’s a map of Austin’s street art, to get you started on your adventure!

 

If you’re in need of lodging while you visit the city make sure to check out a timeshare rental on the secondary resale market. The Texas Timeshare at Lakeway is located just outside of Austin and offers stunning views of Lake Travis. Water sports, grilling and fishing are some of the top activities at this resort. This is an RCI timeshare so if you already own a timeshare you may exchange it through RCI to the Texas Timeshare at Lakeway for a small fee.

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