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Public art is one of the best perks about living in Austin. Whether the art is commissioned or not, you can find amazing Austin murals and street art all over the city. Alleyways, sides of buildings, bridges, even dumpsters — art is everywhere. Street art has totally changed the way we travel as well. In addition to seeking out historic landmarks and museums, visitors are now looking for the coolest places to snap a photo. Thankfully, we live in a city that has embraced street art and continues to expand it.
To make the discovery easier for you, we created a massive list of some of our favorite street art including graffiti, murals, mosaics, structures, and everything in between. With new art popping up every day, we’re sure you’ll discover new art on your own, too!
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Here are the Best Austin Murals, Graffiti, Street Art, and More!
Greetings from Austin: 1702 South 1st Street
Case of the Mondays: Criquet Shirts, 1603 South First Street
SMILE! Even If You Don’t Want To: 1511 South Congress Avenue
Love From Austin: 1920 South Congress Avenue
Love You Austin: Kendra Scott Flagship, 1701 South Congress Avenue
Greetings From the Heart of Austin: 1400 South Congress Avenue
Willie For President: 1415 South Congress Avenue
I Love You So Much: 1300 South Congress Avenue
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?: 1415 South Congress Avenue
Wash Ya Hands: Barton Springs Saloon, 424 South Lamar Boulevard
Love Will Win: Lavaca Street Between 2nd and 3rd
Peace Love Austin: 201 Colorado Street
Mexic-Arte Museum Wall: 419 Congress Avenue
The Only Magic I Believe in Is Love: 900 Congress Avenue and 5th Street and Congress (There’s also one located on East Cesar Chavez)
Do It Now: Lululemon, 1016 West 6th Street
Heed The Call: Howler Brothers World Headquarters Store, 1010 West Lynn Street
Welcome to Austin. Do It – The Texas Way: Parlor & Yard, 601 West 6th Street
This Ain’t Our First Rodeo: Container Bar, 90 Rainey Street
Exhalted: 9th Street and Nueces Street
Astronaut with Pizza: Brick Oven Pizza, 1209 Red River Street
ATX Rainbow Sign: 5th Street and Lamar
Tau Ceti (Rainbow Corner): Brazos Street and 2nd Street
I Hate You So Much: Bungalow Bar, 92 Rainey Street
Writing on the Walls Project #1: Line Austin Hotel, 111 East Cesar Chavez Street
Writing on the Walls Project #2: North Lamar Boulevard, approaching 6th Street from the South
It was all a dream: Kung Fu Saloon, 716 West 6th Street
Black and white musicians: 914 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, Texas: Planet K, 3700 Guadalupe Street
A Day at the Park: Shipe Park, 4400 Avenue G
Grotto Wall: Sparky Pocket Park, 3701 Grooms Street
Jeremiah the Innocent/ AKA “Hi, How Are You?”: 21st Street and Guadalupe
You’re My Butter Half: 2000 East Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Black History Tribute: 12th Street and Chicon
MLK Tribute: Sam’s BBQ, 2000 East 12th Street
Pink Wall: Grizzelda’s, 105 Tillery Street
‘Til Death Do Us Part: East 7th and Waller
Lost in Austin: Lustre Pearl East, 114 Linden Street
Let’s Band Together: Whisler’s, 1816 East 6th Street
Virtue: Pedernales Street and East Cesar Chavez Street
Cute Nail Salon: 1211 East 7th Street
Be Here Now: East Austin Hotel, 1108 East 6th Street
EARTH: 3220 Manor Road
If HE Can’t Breathe, Then WE Can’t Breathe: Native Hostel, 807 East 4th Street
Rick & Morty: Kasbah Moroccan Lounge, 2714 Guadalupe Street
Love Is The Question, Love Is The Answer: 1115 West Lynn Street
Bijou the Bee: Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Boulevard (Avery Orendorf)
Rainbow Steps: Erin Condren, 11601 Rock Rose Avenue
Diagonal Rainbow Stripes: Sirens Salon, 4207 Medical Parkway
Love is the Answer: Viva Day Spa, 11601 Rock Rose Avenue
EyeJoy: 5209 North Lamar Boulevard
Sweet You’re Here: Kellie’s Baking Company, 5245 Burnet Road
“Austin Is Where My Heart Is” Birds: Eric Bramlett Residential Real Estate, 5202 Burnet Road
Love is What I Got: 6215 North Lamar Boulevard (Behind Revelry)
Austin Simply Fit: 5134 Burnet Road (this mural also exists at the 1621 South Lamar location)
Who’s Tiny Now?: Tiny Pies, 5035 Burnet Road
Looking for more unique and local art in Austin?
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Featured photo by Dani Dudek/ ATXgossip.com