Nashville's 35 Most Iconic Murals and Where to Find Them

Brighten up your weekend walks with a tour of the city's most striking artistic mural designs.

Date Posted: February 20, 2022

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Lee Estes Silo mural in the Nations

The famous silo mural in the Nations

If you’re looking for some creative inspiration, look no further than the streets of Nashville. With the rise of Nashville as a global city and technologies like Instagram allowing people to share images of cool things, Nashville’s mural scene has completely exploded. Music City can get expensive, but going on a self-guided art tour is absolutely free and you’ll easily discover something new each time. A good thing about these murals is that if you find one, you’ll be just around the corner from another. Check out the artists that see Nashville as a canvas and express the history, concerns and aspirations of this community through their work via murals and street art.

Places displayed in geographic order.

  • 1. Young Warlords
  • 2. "What Lifts You" - Hot-Air Baloon
  • 3. Dolly
  • 4. Greetings from the Athens of the South
  • 5. Go Slay All the Dragons
  • 6. Country Music Legends
  • 7. Municipal Auditrorium Tickets
  • 8. As Long As the Grass Shall Grow
  • 9. The Only Way To Go Is Up
  • 10. Revive
  • 11. Rone
  • 12. One Day I Will Rescue Your Brother Too
  • 13. Harmony
  • 14. The Kind Mural
  • 15. For the Gram
  • 16. Candy Hearts
  • 17. "What Lifts You" - Wings
  • 18. Untitled
  • 19. Love Y'all
  • 20. Zanies "Comedy Legends
  • 21. Nashville Look's Good On You
  • 22. Just a Few Gents
  • 23. I Believe in Nashville
  • 24. 12 South Flowers
  • 25. Make Music Not War
  • 26. Looking Pretty, Music City
  • 27. Hillsboro Village
  • 28. Molly Green
  • 29. Hillsboro Village Dragon
  • 30. Drippy Lips
  • 31. Hieroglyphics on West End
  • 32. Off The Wall
  • 33. Wish for Peace
  • 34. Kobe and Gianna Bryant
  • 35. Silo
Map of best murals in Nashville

"Young Warlords" mural of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates at Capital City Computers
"Young Warlords" mural of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates on Gallatin Ave.
1. Young Warlords
Neighborhood: East Nashville Location: 1106 Gallatin Pike (Capital City Computers) Artist: Brian Deese Year Created: 2017
The massive Cleo "What Lifts You" baloon mural
Cleo balloon mural and street
2. "What Lifts You" - Hot-Air Baloon
Neighborhood: East Nashville Location: 1034 W Eastland Ave. (Side of the Cleo) Artist: Kelsey Montague Year Created: 2018
Dolly Parton "Black Lives Matter" mural
Dolly Parton mural at Hip Zipper
3. Dolly
Neighborhood: East Nashville Location: 1006 Forrest Ave. (In front of The Hip Zipper) Artist: Kim Radford Year Created: 2020
"Greetings from Athens" mural
"Greetings from Athens" mural and street view
4. Greetings from the Athens of the South
Neighborhood: East Nashville Location: 704 Main Street (Greko Street Food) Artist: Mobe Oner Year Created: 2018
Slay Dragons mural close up
Slay Dragons mural and street
5. Go Slay All the Dragons
Neighborhood: East Nashville Location: 1224 Lischey Ave. Artist: Kim Radford Year Created: 2019
"Country Music Legends" mural at Legends bar
6. Country Music Legends
Neighborhood: Downtown Location: 428 Broadway (Legends Corner Bar) Artist: Tim Davis Year Created: 2016
Concert tickets mural
Municipal Auditorium tickets mural from sidewalk
7. Municipal Auditrorium Tickets
Neighborhood: Downtown Location: 417 4th Ave. N (East side of Auditorium) Artist: Unknown Year Created: 2016
"As Long As" mural
"As Long As" mural alleyway
8. As Long As the Grass Shall Grow
Neighborhood: Downtown Location: 144 Fifth Ave. N (L & C Garage) Artist: Niels Shoemeulman Year Created: 2016
"Arrows" mural alleyway view
"Arrows" mural in downtown Nashville
9. The Only Way To Go Is Up
Neighborhood: Downtown Location: 144 Fifth Ave. N (Alleyway between Church and Commerce) Artist: Tavar Zawacki Year Created: 2016
Blush mural and Batman Building
10. Revive
Neighborhood: Downtown Location: 144 5th Ave. N (Above Blush Boutique) Artist: Beau Stanton Year Created: 2017
"Rone" mural and leaves from tree
"Rone" mural in downtown Nashville
11. Rone
Neighborhood: Downtown Location: Church St. between 5th and 6th Ave (East Side of Cornerstone building) Artist: Rone Year Created: 2016
Animal rescue mural in downtwon Nashville
Dog mural and flowers
12. One Day I Will Rescue Your Brother Too
Neighborhood: Downtown Location: 6th Ave. between Church St. and Union St. (Cornerstone building) Artist: Herakut Year Created: 2017
Harmony mural Germantown
Harmony mural and street
13. Harmony
Neighborhood: Germantown Location: 1120 4th Ave. N Artist: Ty Christian Year Created: 2017
"Kindness Is..." mural in Germantown
"Kindness Is..." mural across street
14. The Kind Mural
Neighborhood: Germantown Location: 1120 4th Ave. N Artist: Rebekah Rinehart and Sarah Gail Nelson Year Created: 2017
"I Love Nashville" sign at Five Daughters Bakery at L&L Market
Barista Parlor "For the Gram" Mural
15. For the Gram
Neighborhood: Germantown Location: 1230 4th Ave. N (Side of Barista Parlor) Artist: forBecks Year Created: 2018
"Candy Hearts" mural in Nashville
"Candy Hearts" mural and parking space
16. Candy Hearts
Neighborhood: The Gulch Location: 601 8th Ave. S (Side of Finnleys) Artist: Bryson Leach Year Created: 2020
"What Lifts You" wings in the Gulch
"What Lifts You" wings from across the street
17. "What Lifts You" - Wings
Neighborhood: The Gulch Location: 302 11th Ave. S Artist: Kelsey Montague Year Created: 2016
Colorful wall mural in the Gulch
Giant colorful wall in the Gulch
18. Untitled
Neighborhood: The Gulch Location: 299 11th Ave. S Artist: Jason Woodside Year Created: 2017
Love Y'all mural closeup
Love Y'all mural in alleyway
19. Love Y'all
Neighborhood: WeHoLocation: 2020 Lindell Ave (Side of Pencil & Paper Co.) Artist: Joseph Ernst Year Created: 2018
Zanies' comedians mural
20. Zanies "Comedy Legends"
Neighborhood: 8th Ave Location: 2025 8th Ave S. (Side of Zanies) Artist: Unknown Year Created: 2020
"Nashville Looks Good On You" sign 12 South
"Nashville Looks Good On You" mural in Frothy Monkey's parking lot
21. Nashville Looks Good On You
Neighborhood: 12 South Location: 2509 12 Ave. S (Behind Frothy Monkey) Artist: nash.tn Year Created: 2018
"Just a Few Gents" mural in 12 South
Animal Gentleman in 12 South alleyway
22. Just a Few Gents
Neighborhood: 12 South Location: 2318 12 Ave S. Artist: Jared Freihofer Year Created: Unknown
"I Believe in Nashville"
Famous "I Believe in Nashville" mural in 12 South alleyway
23. I Believe in Nashville
Neighborhood: 12 South Location: 2700 12 Ave. S (Wall of 12 South Dental Studio) Artist: Adrien Saporiti Year Created: 2012
"Make Music Not War" sign
"Make Music Not War" mural in 12 South
24. Make Music Not War
Neighborhood: 12 South Location: 2902 12 Ave. S Artist: Relax Max Apperal Year Created: 2016
Flower mural in 12 South
Flower mural on building in 12 South
25. 12 South Flowers
Neighborhood: 12 South Location: 2902 12 Ave. S Artist: Unknown Year Created: Unknown
"Looking Pretty Music City" sign in Nashville
"Looking Pretty Music City" mural in 12 South
26. Looking Pretty, Music City
Neighborhood: 12 South Location: 2709 12 Ave S. (Corner of 12 Ave. S and Dallas Ave.) Artist: Emily Eisenhart Year Created: 2020
Hillsboro Village mural
Hillsboro Village mural and street
27. Hillsboro Village
Neighborhood: Hillsboro Village Location: 1602 21 Ave. S (Kay Bob's Grill & Ale) Artist: Andee Rudloff Year Created: 2012
Batman Building mural at Molly Green
Molly Green mural of Batman Building and horse
28. Molly Green
Neighborhood: Hillsboro Village Location: 1721 21st Ave S. (Side of Molly Green) Artist: Tarabella Aversa Year Created: 2021
Hillsboro Village Dragon head
Hillsboro Village Dragon tail
29. Hillsboro Village Dragon
Neighborhood: Hillsboro Village Location: 1801 21st Ave S. (Side of Posh Boutique) Artist: David Glick and Adam Randolph Year Created: 1995
"Drippy Lips" mural at Fido in Hillsboro Village
"Drippy Lips" mural in Nashville alleyway next to Fido
30. Drippy Lips
Neighborhood: Hillsboro Village Location: 1814 21st Ave S. (Side of UAL) Artist: Donald "Drawbertson" Robertson Year Created: 2019
Three Brothers coffee mural on West End
Three Brothers Coffee glyph mural and sign
31. Hieroglyphics on West End
Neighborhood: West EndLocation: 2813 West End Ave.(Three Brothers Coffee) Artist: Adrien Saporiti Year Created: 2016
"It's Gonna Be Ok" mural in Nashville
"Off The Wall" very long mural on Charlotte Ave.
32. Off The Wall
Neighborhood: CharlotteLocation: 3020 Charlotte Ave Artist: Sarah Tate, Kevin Bongang, Kyle Brooks, Joseph Perez (among others) Year Created: 2018
"Wish For Peace" mural at Hugh Baby's in Nashville
"Wish For Peace" mural with Richland Park in the background
33. Wish for Peace
Neighborhood: Sylvan ParkLocation: 4816 Charlotte Ave (At Hugh-Baby’s) Artist: Jake Elliott Year Created: 2018
Kobe Bryant mural in the Nations
Kobe Bryant mural at Red Bicycle Coffee
34. Kobe and Gianna Bryant
Neighborhood: The NationsLocation: 712 51st Ave N. (Red Bicycle Coffee & Crepes) Artist: Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun Year Created: 2020
The iconic abandoned silo mural in Nashville
Kids painted on side of silo
35. Silo
Neighborhood: The NationsLocation: 1499 51st Ave N. Artist: Guido Van Helten Year Created: 2017

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