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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