From buildings to alleyways, Austin has no shortage of amazing street art. Ranging from tourist hot spots to lesser-known places favored by locals, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite local murals and sculptures that offer the perfect spot to snap a photo.
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Here are a few of our favorite local murals and sculptures that offer the perfect photo op.
Teresita Fernández: Stacked Waters | 200 E. MLK Jr. Blvd
As one of the permanent museum collections, Stacked Waters welcomes visitors with color and illusion into Blanton’s atrium.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue | 920 W. Riverside
Located at Auditorium Shores, the bronze statue memorializes the musician who played the Austin music scene and is well remembered for his musical talent and influence on future Austin musicians.
Greetings From Austin | 720 S. 1st St
There are few streets with more character than South 1st and the postcard mural, “Greetings From Austin” has become the go-to spot to snap a selfie in Austin.
Tau Ceti (Rainbow Corner) | Brazos and 2nd St
This rainbow stunner stretches 103 feet up (10 floors), and is such a vibrant addition to Austin’s downtown city scene. Can’t make it during the day? No worries, it’s just as beautiful in the evening!
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? | 1423 S. Congress Ave
An ode to our childhood, this Mr. Rogers can be found on the side of the Home Slice Pizza building on South Congress.
Hi, How Are You? | Guadalupe and 21st St
One of America’s most famous pieces of street art, this mural can be found on anything from T-shirts to baby onesies.
Willie For President | 1415 S. Congress Ave
He has our vote! Snap a picture in front of this colorful mural located on the south side of STAG Austin.
You’re My Butter Half | 2000 E. MLK Jr. Blvd
One of the most romantic murals in Austin and the perfect place to propose, take adorable photos, or just proclaim your love.
Nightwing | 300 S. Congress Ave
Commonly known as The Bat, this unique sculpture is mounted on a concrete base that slowly spins near the Congress Avenue Bridge.
You Make My Heart Sing | 301 W. Riverside
Austin definitely makes our hearts sing! Head over to Threadgill’s to take a snap in front of this colorful mural.
Heed The Call | 1601 West 11 ½ St
Big and bold! The large mural can be found on the side of Austin’s local Howler Brothers.
I Love You So Much | 1300 S. Congress Ave
The simple green wall with the spray-painted words has become an iconic spot for couples to take a photo.
6th Street Historic District Mural | 6th and I-35
An iconic mural in downtown Austin! This mural is on a very busy intersection so be careful trying to get that shot.
Let’s Band Together | 1816 E. 6th St
The perfect mural for 2020! This East Side mural is around the corner from Whisler’s, so head over and grab a drink afterwards.
Erin Condren Graphic-Print | 11601 Rock Rose Ave Ste 128
While visiting Erin Condren’s flagship store at the Domain Northside be sure to also snap a shot in front of this signature colorful graphic mural painted on the exterior.
Hello | 102 Koenig Ln
Hey there! This simple yet captivating mural features a smudgy palette of soft colors and is located in Downtown Austin.
Love is the Answer Mural | 1115 W. Lynn St
Find this uplifting mural on the side of Nau’s Enfield Drug. Be sure to stop in at Nau’s and grab one of their classic chocolate milkshakes.
Alec Monopoly: Austin Mural | 601 W. 6th St
This downtown mural just passed GO! Over on West 6th Street, you find this Austin mural created by internationally known street artist Alec Monopoly.