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31 murals around San Antonio

Check out our guide to the many meaningful murals you can find around our city.

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We all know that San Antonio has a vibrant art scene — and we’re not just talking about The Witte or the McNay. One of our all-time favorite galleries? San Antonio itself.

The Alamo City is home to a number of meaningful murals and street art pieces. Today, we’re sharing where to find pieces that really paint a picture of our city.

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Get an eyeful of “Strong Medicine” by seeing this mural in Southtown.

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“Strong Medicine,” 103 Lone Star Blvd. | By Crystal Torres

This bright blue mural is located on the outside of the 1906 gallery on the wall facing Lone Star Blvd. in Southtown. After you snap a photo, cross the street and grab a cup of San Antonio Gold coffee.

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You can find this mural of a bee inside the 1906 Studio located in Southtown.

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“Bee,” 1906 S. Flores. | By Andy Benavides

Fuzzier is a realistic mural of a bee for the 1906 Gallery entrance along with the other pieces of art mentioned above.

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Murals are spread across San Antonio and display a variety of different artists like this one by Ashleigh Valentine, titled “Together.”

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“Together,” 1906 S. Flores | By Ashleigh Valentine Garza

In the same building as the 1906 Gallery, “Together” sits at the top of the entrance of S.M.A.R.T project space, where local artists teach kids about harnessing their creativity and developing their artistic talent.

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See the Rep. John Lewis, “Bee,” and “Together” in the 1906 gallery loading dock.

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“Rep. John Lewis,” 1906 S. Flores | By SoupLAWS, Los Otros Murals, We Are 1906

Located in the loading dock of the 1906 gallery, this mural depicts the civil rights activist and congressman John Lewis.

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Take a fun selfie in front of this untitled mural across the street from San Antonio Gold.

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“Algemabraic,” 1906 S. Flores | By Andy Benavides

Local muralist Andy Benavides paints his 1906 building in bright blue but the hot pink contrasts the surface ever so perfectly.

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“Ride in Paradise” is a mural dedicated to cycling activist Tito Bradshaw.

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Tito Bradshaw,1802 S. Flores St. | By Los Ostros Murals

Tito Bradshaw was a prominent member of the cycling community and activist for more biking lanes. Ride in Paradise honors his life and mission for the city.

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Post it for the ‘gram that you’re in the taco capitol of Texas.

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“Greetings from Tacotonio Texas,” 1906 S. Flores | By Andy Benavides

This vibrant postcard-style mural is a little bit hidden. At the train track intersection of S. Flores St. and Cassiano St. you’ll find Tacotonio and various sculptures attached to the 1906 Gallery.

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See this vibrant mural of the Latin pop star in San Antonio.

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“Selena,” 1149 W. Hildebrand Ave. | By Alan Calvo

This Selena mural features vibrant Aztec characteristics and her singing in her iconic purple jumpsuit.

“King George,” 2715 N. St Mary’s Strip | By Matt Tumlinson

This George Strait mural depicts the famous country singer as royalty. This mural stands at about 20-ft-tall so make sure to get a picture of him in all his majesty.

“Gracias Manu,” 1301 Roosevelt Ave. | By Los Otros Murals

Gracias Manu commemorates Spurs player Manu Ginobli’s retirement from 2018. Los Otros Murals is a street art duo of Shek Vega and artist Nik Soup based in San Antonio.

“Thank You TD,” 1301 Roosevelt Ave. | By Mike Comp

Another one for the Spurs fans, this mural is by artist Mike Comp and depicts Tim Duncan as a city-wide thank you for his 19-year career.

“EEEOOWWW!!,” 802 San Pedro Ave | By Colton Valentine

The iconic queen Cardi B mural is made by local artist Colton Valentine. Grab a friend and go EEEOOWWW when taking a selfie at this spot.

“Murals” at The Essex , 51 Essex St. | By Various artists

The Murals at the Essex is a unique and colorful installation with various artists showcasing their art. From the Instagramable “You Belong Here” piece to abstract art - there is something for everyone at this complex.

“Beastie Boys,” 2410 N. Saint Mary’s St. | By Nik Soupe, Souplaws

Depicting the 80’s grunge band, the Beastie Boys mural is located near the local music scene — the Paper Tiger in Southtown.

“Greetings from San Antonio,” 2718 N. Saint Mary’s St. | By Chris Galindo

The Saint Mary’s Strip houses a ton of local murals up and down the street but this one in particular is a must-see for any passerby. Grab a street taco and pose.

“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg,” S. Flores St. and Cassiano St. | By Los Otros Murals and We Are 1906

The local collective of Los Otros Murals and We Are 1906 have their own bright blue building called 1906 Gallery. This local art exhibit brings in artists to showcase their craft and passion. The RBG mural commemorates the Supreme Court Justice’s life for all to see.

“Texas Dog Co,” 4302 Hyatt Place Dr. | By Alan Calvo

Bring your furry friend and grab a marg at Texas Dog Co. to see the man’s best friend mural.

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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pizza Patron in the Alamo City.

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Puro San Antonio, 7959 Fredericksburg Rd. | By Los Otros Murals

If you’re in the Medical Center and are in need of a slice of pizza, look no further to this Pizza Patron location that features a local mural.

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After grabbing a drink from Sojourn Trading Co., make your way outside to see this vibrant mural in all its glory.

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“A Shared Magic,” 244 W. Houston St. | By Rudy Marco Herrera

Herrera’s latest work showcases the life that is given from the San Antonio river. This makes for the perfect backdrop for a night of yoga at San Pedro Creek culture park that’s right across the street.

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Celebrate the Spurs’ 2023 round one NBA draft pick with this installation of Wemby.

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“Welcome Wemby,” 101 Pereida St. | By Colton Valentine

Taking the spirit of the Spurs winning the No. 1 2023 NBA draft pick, Valentine’s mural celebrates the Spurs and welcomes its rookie member Victor Wembanyama. Go Spurs Go.

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Part of San Antonio’s vaccination campaign due to the COVID-19 virus, this art installation advocates for San Antonians safety.

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“Vacúnate. Vaccinate,” 2202 S. Flores St. | By Rubio

As part of San Antonio’s mission to stop the spread of COVID-19, a series of murals was commissioned to promote health and safety.

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Powder.

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“Powder,” 502 Burnet St. | By Daniel Eime

Painted on the side of the San Antonio Fire Department storage building, this mural includes the artist’s signature style as well as photo-realistic imagery.

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The Last Parade.

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“The Last Parade,” 111 Jefferson| By Rudy Herrera

Part of Centro San Antonio’s “Art Everywhere” initiative, the mural portrays parts of Herrera’s life in vibrant colors, honoring his wife, son, and his heritage.

Five individuals stand in front of a vibrantly-colored mural honoring migrants.

This local mural honors the 53 migrants who died in San Antonio in 2022.

Mural by Adrian De La Cruz, Andrea V. Rivas, and Mauro de la Tierra

“Sacrificios,” 6030 Padre Dr. | By Adrian De La Cruz, Andrea V. Rivas, and Mauro de la Tierra

The installation at Mission County Park honors the 53 migrants who died in 2022 and raises the awareness for the challenges migrants face.

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Grab drinks with your friends at the Social Spot and catch this lesser-known mural of Selena.

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“Selena,” Social Spot, 930 Broadway St. | By Nik Soupe

San Antonio knows how to celebrate the “Queen of Tejano Music” on the annual Selena day with this mural.

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See a southside take on Selena with this mural, then walk over to Hash Vegan Eats for delicious vegan faire.

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“Untitled,” 4913 S. Flores St. | By Christopher Montoya

This larger-than-life mural captures Selena Quintanilla’s vibrant soul in the Southside.

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You can find this vibrant mural on the back of Hola in San Antonio.

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“Untitled,” 603 S. Alamo St. | By Calvo Murals

You can find this tropical mural by walking behind the restaurant Hola in Southtown.

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Take a picture with this postcard mural of the Alamo City.

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“Welcome to San Antonio,” 149 W. Hildebrand Ave. | By Alan Calvo

Whether you’re visiting the Alamo City or are a long-time local, this bright mural is a must-see. Bonus points if you post a selfie on Instagram with the hashtag #SATXtoday.

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Find the “Dreamer in Warrior Pose” on the side of the Lululemon store located in the Alamo Quarry Market.

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“Dreamer in Warrior Pose,” 255 E. Basse Rd. Suite 410 | By Burnt Nopal

If you find yourself walking around after one too many sushi rolls at Kura or are picking up a pair of yoga pants from Lululemon, be sure to check the side of the clothing retailer for this vibrant surprise.

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Park near Urban Goods to find this whimsical piece and then check out San Antonio Furniture Finders to continue the mid-century browsing.

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“Untitled,” 1727 Blanco Rd. | By Nik Soupe

Taken along the SATX Vintage Crawl route, this mural is a pastel 3D sketch featuring retro design elements and the art of jazz.

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Find this mural on the side of a vintage clothing store after picking up fresh barbacoa from Martinez Barbacoa Y Tamales.

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“Untitled,” 726 Fredericksburg Rd. | By Roger Maximo

City Editor Nicholas found this art piece on the outside of the Pink Dreams Vintage building. Snap a picture and then check out some cute fashion accessories at the shop.

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