Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to Nashville Murals (100+ Murals Around Nashville)





The neon lights of Broadway aren't the only thing that brightens the streets of Nashville.  One of my (many, many, many) favorite things about Music City, USA are the decorative murals EVERYWHERE! I love the night lights of the cityscape, but it can get pretty drab during the day with gray cement, stone, and brick everywhere, and murals are a great way to brighten up the aesthetics.

If you're looking for some great photo ops in Nash, I can (almost) guarantee this is the most comprehensive list of murals out there. I know this because I spent months scouring ALL THE BLOGS (and all the streets) in an attempt to find every single one.

So here you are, (almost) all the murals, organized by neighborhood(ish)!







THE GULCH


#WhatLiftsYou Wings
 
Located (roughly) on the corner of 12 Ave South and Pine Street, near a parking garage by Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe

Wall of Colors
Located down from the wings on 11th Ave South across from the Juice Bar

Green Wall
Located down from the wall of colors on 11th Ave South

Acoustic Skyline
Located on Division Street at A+ Storage

Colorful Mural
Located at the Barista Parlor on the corner of Magazine Street and Mansion Street

Guitar
  
Located at Carter Vintage Guitars


Blackbirds
Located at Carter Vintage Guitars

Guitarist
Located at Carter Vintage Guitars

Blue Design
Located at 12th Ave South and McGavock Street

Boy With Birds
Located at 8th Avenue South and Drexel Street

Storyville USA
Located 8th Avenue South and Palmer Place

Snake & Polar Bear
 
Located on Overton Street

Highway Men + Other Musicians






Plaza
 
Located at Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing on Middleton Street and 7th Avenue South

12 SOUTH


Make Music Not War
Located on 12th Avenue South, outside Epice Nashville between Kirkwood Avenue and Paris Avenue

Wildflowers
Located directly across from the Make Love Not War mural

I Believe in Nashville
Located across from Draper James on 12 Ave South, Address: 2608 12th Ave South

Draper James
Located at Draper James: 2608 12th Avenue South 

Believe

Located at Midtown Fellowship Church: 2415 12th Avenue South

Welcome to Predsville
Located at Flipside: 2403 12th Ave South 

Bike Mural
Located at Halcyon Bike Shop: 2802 12th Avenue South

Nashville Script
Located on the side of Corner Music, 2705 12th Avenue South

Animal Mural
Located at 12 South Taproom and Grill

Nashville Looks Good on You

Located behind Moda Boutique (Created by www.nash.tn)



EAST NASHVILLE



East Nashville

 Located at 600 Main Street

Nashville Wall
Located at 625 Main Street
Greetings from Athens of the South
Located at Greko Greek Street Food
Colors

Located across from Greko Greek Street Food at Jerry's Artarama


Pink and White Wall

Located outside Beauty Supply on Gallatin Ave

Spotted
Located at Spot's Pet Supply & Grooming: 1013 Gallatin Avenue

Microsoft Mural
Located at 1106 Gallatin Avenue

Bear
Located across from Five Points Animal Hospital on Forrest & 11th Ave S

Dylan, Cash
Located across from the bear mural next to the gas station (Note: this mural is no longer here, but is replaced with a different one.  The mural at this spot changes.)

Happy Endings Old Dominion
Located around the corner from the Dylan, Cash mural above (Note: this mural is no longer here, but is replaced with a different one.  The mural at this spot changes.)

World Peace
Located at 1200 Porter Road

Tomatoes
Located at the intersection of Porter Road and Eastland Ave

The Cobra Mural
Located at 2511 Gallatin Avenue

Cat
Located at Barista Parlor

Margo Price
Located across from Mitchell Deli

Colors
Located at Five Points Pizza

Tennessee Stars
Located at Mitchell Deli
Train
Located at Inglewood Hardware
Out East
Located at Jerry's Market
Monster
Located behind Jerry's Market

Octopus
Located at 604 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206


Mas Tacos
Located at Mas Tacos: 732 McFerrin Avenue

Ground Mural
Located at Gallatin Avenue and North 11th Street


DOWNTOWN


Taylor Swift Education Center Mural
Its not an actual outdoor mural, but it is located in the Taylor Swift Education Center in the Country Music Hall of Fame

I Believe in Smashville
Located on Bridgestone Arena across from Tavern '96 on Demonbreun 

The Chalice
Located at Printers Alley and Church Street

Goddess
Located on 5th ave north and Commerce Street

Dog
Located on 6th avenue north near the Hermitage Hotel

As Long as the Grass Shall Grow by Johnny Cash lyrics
Located on 5th Avenue North

Country Stars
Located at 428 Broadway, outside Legends Corner


Johnny Cash
Located off Almond Street across from a parking garage

Guitars
Located on Bank Aly between 3rd Avenue South and Printers Aly
Arrows
Located on 5th avenue north

Woman
Located on 6th Avenue North and Church Street

Angel Baby
Located off 5th Avenue North next to the Arrow mural

Kindness Campaign
Located on Bank Aly and 3rd Avenue North

Random Designs
Located on 6th Avenue North and Church Street
Green Triangle
Located at SoBro Guest House


GERMANTOWN


Rolf & Daughters Mural
Located at 700 Taylor Street near 7th Avenue North

City Scenes
Located at Rosa L. Parks Blvd & Taylor Street, across from Werthan Lofts

Green Fleet Bicycle Shop Mural

Located at 934 Jefferson Street

Blues Singers
Located at Jefferson Street, between 26th & 27th Avenues

Elks Lodge Mural
Located at 2614 Jefferson Street

Kindness is...
Located behind the Juice Bar on Madison Street and 4th Ave

Harmony
Located behind the Juice Bar on Madison Street and 4th Ave

Ocean Waves (Private Commission)
Located at 5th Avenue North & Monroe Street


HILLSBORO VILLAGE


Dragon Mural
Located at 1801 21st Avenue South

Hillsboro Village Mural
Located at 1602 21st Avenue South


WEST NASHVILLE 


Sunflower Mural
Located at the Import Flowers building: 3636 Murphy Road (Sylvan Park)

Heiroglyphics
Located at Three Brothers Coffee: 2813 West End Ave

I Believe in Nashville
Located on Clinton Street and 4th Ave North on the Marathon Music Works building, down the street from Antique Archaeology
Thistle Farms 
Located at the Thistle Stop Cafe: 5122 Charlotte Ave

TailGate Beer
Located at TailGate Beer, 7300 Charlotte Pike

Take Flight Mural
Located at OFF the Wall Nashville: 28th Avenue North & Charlotte Avenue


The Dog Spot
Located at 5001 Alabama Ave


Avocado Mural
Located at Avo Nashville on City Ave

Spread Your Vibration


 
Located at EiO & the Hive


Food Nashville
Located on Charlotte Pike next to Richland Park

Legos
Located at Printers Press

Colors

Located at Printers Press

Dueling Cowboys 

Located at 24 Music Square West



Wish for Peace 
Located by Hugh Baby's BBQ on Charlotte Pike
Musicians' Names

Located at Exit/In

Musicians Wall
Located at Exit/In
Elliston Place
Located at 207 Louise Ave

Designed Parking Garage
Located at 207 Louise Ave

#BoxNash
Located at Title Boxing Club on Church Street
Merle Wall

Located near Mt. Nebo Baptist Church


THE NATIONS


Spread Love It's the Nashville Way
Located at Project 615: 1404 51st Ave North
Guido Van Helten Mural
Located near The Nations Bar & Grill
Two Boys
Located near The Nations Bar & Grill

Graffiti
Located at Music City Tents & Events

Located at Music City Tents & Events

Girl with Light 
Located at Music City Tents & Events

Unicorn 
Located at Music City Tents & Events

Suits 
Located at Music City Tents & Events

Out West Bird 
Located at Music City Tents & Events


The Nations
Located at Music City Tents & Events


Futuristic
Located at Music City Tents & Events


Moving Forward
Located at Music City Tents & Events


SOUTH NASHVILLE


Triangle

Located at the corner of 8th avenue south and Hillview Heights

Nashville Skyline
Located at Stratus Building Solutions

Untitled
Located at Grimey's

Snoop Lion (yes, that was written on the mural)
Located at the House of Blues
Prince
Located at the House of Blues

Flowers
Located at the House of Blues

Blooming Flower

Located at the House of Blues

Circle Design
Located at the House of Blues
Located at the House of Blues

Tri-Star
Located on the corner of Martin St and Humphreys St

Cassette
Located at 600 Benton Ave


Video Game

Located at Dozen Bakery


Life Can Be Sweet

Located at Baked on 8th: 1512 8th Ave South



If you know of any murals I missed, please leave the name and/or location in the comments so I can add them! The murals are constantly changing and new ones are popping up so I would love to continue to update this post.


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2 comments:

  1. There is one on the side of Olive and Sinclair chocolate factory, and the newer one inside the Bridgestone that Brad Paisley helped paint. :)

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