10 Nashville Murals You Need to Visit

There’s one thing in Nashville that might be growing faster than the city itself: the mural scene. Thanks to the Nashville Walls Project, artists from around the world are coming and showing their talents on some of Nashville’s blank walls. While you may be familiar with the angel wings mural in the Gulch by Kelsey Montague or the “I believe in Nashville” murals from DCXV, here are 10 murals around town that you might not have seen yet.

Location: Germantown across from Henrietta Red

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Mural in Germantown. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: The Kind Way

What to do: After taking photos at the mural, you could eat at Henrietta Red, 312 Pizza, Germantown Café or City House. You can also shop at Wilder, Abednego and Pieces Boutique.

Location: Nations Mural on the side of Music City Tents & Events

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Murals in Nashville Mural at Music City Tents & Events. Tennessee Vacation

Artists: Brian Wooden , Herb Williams , Rebel Lowks SickArte, Audie Adams , Mobe Oner , Folek Kelof , Chris Zidek , Tess Erlenborn Art , Troy Duff , Emily Miller and Ehsor

What to do around it: This mural is a bit off-the beaten-path. But if you hit Centennial Blvd you’ll find yourself at Frothy Monkey, Project 615, and Able. Feel free to park and walk around a little!

Location: On Charlotte Pike next to Richland Park

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Mural on Charlotte Pike. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: Murals & More // Michael Cooper
What to do: Walk around Richland Park and stop for lunch at M. L. Rose or Taqueria Del Sol. You could also grab coffee and lunch at the newly-renovated Thistle Farms Café.

Location: East Nashville Five Points on the other side of the bicycle shop

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East Nashville mural. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: Leah Tumerman
What to do: Grab coffee at Bongo East and walk around 5 Points. You can eat at Marché or I Dream of Weenie. Browse and buy your new favorite instrument at Fanny’s House of Music or rent a bicycle for a city cruise at Eastside Cycles. If you want to see another mural, walk a few blocks to Five Points Pizza.

Location: Wedgewood/Houston (across from Dozen Bakery on 516 Hagan Street).

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Mural near Dozen Bakery. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: Rönzi
What to do: Grab a pastry at Dozen Bakery or a burger at Gabby’s Burgers & Fries.

Location: Epice in 12 South

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Mural in Nashville's 12 South neighborhood. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: Relax Max
What to do: 12 South is an extremely popular area with so much to do. It’s also the home to several murals! Shop at Imogene + Willie and Draper James. Grab a cupcake at Sprinkles, and a cup of coffee at Portland Brew. You can also eat fresh seafood at Urban Grub, a cronut at Five Daughter’s or pizza at Mafiaoza’s.

Location: Hugh Baby’s

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Mural at Hugh Baby's. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: What Creative Group
What to do: After a burger and milkshake at Hugh Baby’s, walk along some of the shops on Charlotte. A favorite is Cool Stuff & Weird Things featuring vintage furniture, decor, clothes, records, metal signs and more. You can also stop at the cute coffee shop Headquarters.

Location: Five Points Pizza

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Mural at Five Points Pizza. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: Nathan Brown
What to do: Enjoy a slice of pizza! Five Points Pizza is some of the best in Nashville.

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Mural in 12 South. Tennessee Vacation

Artist: Mobe Oner
What to do: Another great mural on 12 South, start with dinner at Burger Up followed by shopping at Ceri Hoover and White’s Mercantile. Finish off with a Popsicle at Las Paletas and walk around Sylvan Park.

Location: 1004 Division St – On Division Street (across from Cycle Bar in the Gulch)

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Mural on Division Street in Nashville. Tennessee Vacation

What to do: Enjoy a class at Cycle Bar, then chow down at Otaku Ramen. If you walk towards 12th Avenue, you’ll find Burger Republic, The Pub, Biscuit Love and shopping from Ann Taylor, Frye and Blush.

The above are only 10 of some of the newest murals in Nashville. There are at least 50 more! Make sure you follow Nashville Walls Project on Instagram for details about upcoming Nashville murals. If you visit these murals for yourself, take a selfie and tag us on Instagram at @tnvacation and #madeintn.

Written by Greta Hollar for VMLY&R on behalf of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and legally licensed through the Matcha publisher network. Please direct all licensing questions to legal@getmatcha.com.

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