Updated: 1/19/23Originally posted: 2/25/19 Looeyville.Lewisville.Loo-a-vul. Louisville is the largest city in the state of Kentucky, yet often the pronunciation trips everyone up, even people who live there. So how do you pronounce Louisville? According to this article, only two pronunciations are correct: Loo-a-vul and Loo-a-ville. No matter how you say it, the city that’s home to bourbon, the Louisville Slugger Museum, and the Kentucky Derby has a growing mural and art scene. While meeting up […]
I’ve traveled all over Indiana to find the best murals the Hoosier state has to offer! From tiny towns to large metropolitan cities, talented artists have left their mark across this midwestern state. This guide to murals in Indiana is divided up by region, starting with the northern part of the state. I hope you also find this map helpful if you decide to make a road trip out of it! As more artwork pops […]
I love wall murals. They really make cities colorful and provide perfect backdrops for photos. When traveling some place new, I usually seek out some of the more unique murals, especially if they have the city name in them somewhere. Over the past few years, I’ve been working on a mural guide for Indianapolis and…
Lots of new public art has popped up in my former college town – it’s been ten years since I lived in B-town (where did the time go??) and I only remember a few murals then. Lots have been painted all over town now, especially along the B-Line Trail. I drove through on my way to southern Indiana and stopped for a few hours to find some of my favorites and have rounded those up […]
On a recent trip up to South Bend, Indiana, I took some time out of the weekend to check out all the murals I could find! For a smaller town, there is some GREAT public art and many are very close together, making this a pretty easy afternoon activity. For the latest updates on the public art scene in South Bend, be sure to check out their web site.
The amount of public art in the southwest city of Tucson is staggering. Everywhere you turn, there’s a brightly painted mural on a building and many are beautiful representations of the local culture and heritage. During my recent trip, I tried to find as many as I could, but obviously ran out of time to see them all! Theses were a few of my favorites, but if you want a more detailed overview, check out […]