New Nashville Murals Guide

Image credit: Michael McBride 

Check out the Nashville murals from creative local artists handcrafted throughout the city to celebrate, inspire, and honor culture, history, and connection.

John Lewis Mural

Black Artists Michael McBride and Donna Woodley crafted this mural after Rep. John Lewis passed away, to honor his Nashville civil rights history since this is where his impact began. This is a spot to open up conversation around a piece of history that is not often highlighted.

Location: John Lewis Way in Downtown Nashville

 

The Legacy Mural

The Legacy Mural is a 4000 sqft art mural crafted by Muralist Jay Jenkins a.k.a. Woke 3 and other local artists who began the Norf Wall Fest. This mural is one of several in Norf Nashville created to beautify the neighborhood, honor history, and celebrate community.

Location: 28th and Jefferson Street in North Nashville

 

Creative Girls Rock Mobile Mural

Creative Girls Rock (CGR) Mobile Mural Project took place in March 2022 and this program is cultivated to empower young girls and women to create art murals with proper methods and tools. The theme for this year’s creations is Women’s History Month. Unveiling Dates are set all throughout April for projects to be displayed in different parts of Nashville. CGR’s website includes all specific dates.

Locations: Nashville Public Library Locations, Tennessee State University, and Cheekwood

 

Support Gender Equality Mural

A large colorful art mural titled Gender Equality was created by Tarabella Aversa and features Rosine Bekoin, owner of a small cocoa farm in Côte d’Ivoire. This piece is one of a three part series of murals around the country and sponsored by Fairtrade America, an organization that supports farmers and agricultural workers in developing countries. This mural is positioned on the side of The Turnip Truck store.

Location: 5001 Charlotte Avenue Nashville, Tennessee 37209

 

“Miss Wynta Amore-Rogers” Black Lives Matter Mural

This Black Lives Matter Mural was created by Sarah Painter, who focused on the portraits and Cymone Wilder who completed the lettering details. Displayed on the mural is seven year old Wynta Amore-Rogers from Long Island who participated in protests, and the quote “They buried us but they didn’t know we were seeds.”

Location: 1414 Clinton St. (on the side of Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery)

 

Beaut Creations

Beaut Creations Mural displays bold and vibrant portraits of African American women, and was crafted by Murfreesboro Murals. Lavish portraits and beautiful use of color. A fun and positive piece to visit while checking out other murals on Jefferson Street.

Location: 2037 Jefferson Street. The mural is on the east wall, facing a driveway.

 

Enjoy your guide of some Nashville’s unique murals. Tag us at #urbaanite when you visit one of them and take your photo ops!

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