For those new in town or born-and-bred, these Instagrammable Austin murals make for a great day out and will provide a splash of color to any social media feed. Wait for a sunny day, pop on that outfit you’ve wanted to share, don a stylish mask, and hit the streets near our apartments in Austin, TX in search of these one-of-a-kind pieces of art.
Greetings from Austin Postcard
Location: S. 1st St. & W Annie
This colorful and eclectic mural is a must-see. The painting contains lots of Austin landmarks—from the University of Texas tower and Barton Springs to the gorgeous red granite Capitol building. This an ideal spot for new residents.
Willie for President
Location: S. Congress and Elizabeth St.
Country music lovers and those who want to endorse an Austin legend for president will love this mural. Visit the visage of The Red Headed Stranger, Willie Nelson, on South Congress Avenue. While you’re at it, maybe honor another Austin institution with a slice of delicious pizza from nearby Home Slice.
I Love You So Much
Location: 1300 S. Congress Ave.
Arguably the most famous mural in Austin (and possibly Texas itself), the “I Love You So Much” mural that emblazons the side of Jo’s Coffee on South Congress Ave. is a testament to love, resilience, and the power of language. Bring your significant other and pose for a kiss!
The “Hi, How Are You?” Frog
Location: Guadalupe and 21st St.
Painted by the late musician Daniel Johnston, The Hi, How Are You? mural is a landmark for indie aficionados the world over. Johnston’s struggles with mental illness inspired the Hi, How Are You Project—a nonprofit organization dedicated to destigmatize mental health conversations.Back to all posts