Last Updated on October 30, 2021 by Michelle Moyer
Street Art & Wall Murals in Nashville
Where are the wall murals in Nashville?
I have put together a list of some of the fun wall murals in Nashville. There are quite a few wall murals located on 12 South and are all easily walkable so plan ahead (and take note of each map of Nashville murals) and you can have a nice Nashville Mural Tour on 12 South!
After you are done admiring all the Nashville street art, see my additional post for details on other sites to see and a MAP about a WALKING TOUR OF NASHVILLE’S 12 SOUTH neighborhood.
The half-mile on 12 south in Nashville is a quaint little neighborhood with shops and businesses that are unique to Nashville. It is a top destination that should be on your Must-See list due to a large amount of the BEST Nashville murals — in addition to the touristy restaurants and roof-top bars on Broadway.
Here on 12 South is where the BEST WALL MURALS in Nashville are located!
The Best Wall Murals in Nashville on 12 South
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Instagrammable Wall Murals in Nashville on 12 South
Each of these best Nashville murals has a handy Nashville murals map link so that you can easily find it on your walking tour.
Nashville Looks Good on You
2509 12th Avenue South: Map to Nashville Looks Good on you Wall Mural
The Nashville Looks Good On You wall mural was our first stop on our walking wall mural tour in Nashville. A perfect starting Instagram photo to represent the street art on 12 south in Nashville. It is hidden behind Moda Boutique and Frothy Monkey. You will need to turn down a long driveway that leads to a parking lot. The wall mural is at the back of the lot. Simple black wall, but we love the Nashville reference and definitely declare it as one of the best Nashville murals!
Looking Pretty Music City
2709 12th Avenue South: Map to Looking Pretty Music City Mural
A little further on the same side of the road and around the corner, we found this colorful Nashville street art wall mural of Looking Pretty Music City. Perfect photo stop for when you are all dressed up for a night out on the town.
Make Music Not War
2902 12th Avenue South Map to Make Music Mural
We crossed 12 South and walked along the other side for our next amazing sample of the 12 South Nashville murals. This street art mural features some records to spin in order to make some music. It is on the side of the EPICE Takeout building.
Vintage Flower Mural
2900 12th Avenue South Map to Wild Flower Mural
This colorful mural is across from Make Music Not War and on the side of the shop that is located there. Add a sprinkle of my three daughters and it becomes a Masterpiece of art!
Yellow Fox Wall Mural
2814 12th Avenue South Map to the Yellow Fox Art Mural
We saw this wild art display from far away as we were approaching it. It is bright vivid yellow and pops out at you. There are other animals pictured in this Nashville street art, but the fox peaking out at the corner is what caught my attention. You will need to stand far away to get the whole shot of this Nashville street art!
Halcyon Bike Shop
2802 12th Avenue South: Map to Halcyon Bike Shop Mural
This cyclist shop has gotten into the spirit of wall murals and has made my list of best murals in Nashville Tennessee. Their mural artistically decorates the side of the store quite appropriately with bikes and wheels.
I Believe in Nashville
2700 12th Avenue South: Map to I Believe in Nashville wall mural
This is one of the most famous murals in Nashville. There are other replicas at Nashville mural locations around the city, but the original street art calls 12 South its home. This street art is so famous that it has its own I Believe in Nashville Mural website.
Draper James Wall
2608 12th Avenue South: Map to Draper James Wall
Just a blue and white wall, but still so photogenic, and puts it on the list of Nashville Instagram murals. This wall is located on the side of Draper James, the fashionable clothing store founded by Reese Witherspoon, and is painted in blue and white stripes that are the color palette of the store. There is also a cute little white bench that is perfect for more snapshots. –or for hiding in the shade from the hot Nashville sun!
2316 12th Avenue South: Map to Cityscape
I found this mural while snacking on Jeni’s Splendid ice cream. It was across the street on an old abandoned building with a big parking lot in front of it. Here is the story of CityScape’s artist here.
Enjoy all the famous murals in Nashville!
We could have spent hours on 12 South looking at all the colorful Nashville street art. The 104-degree heat got the better of us that day and we decided to take a break to go swimming at the campground. We did enjoy our brief walk down 12 South and definitely filled our Instagram feed for quite a few days with many artistic wall murals in Nashville!
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👉 Don’t forget to click through for the important MAP of the 12 South Neighborhood in my additional post on other sites to see in a WALKING TOUR OF NASHVILLE’S 12 SOUTH neighborhood.