Your guide to new 2021 Birmingham murals

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Color Bham Community Mural
Thank goodness for murals that make our city brighter. Photos via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Like most Birminghamians, I’m a big fan of our city’s colorful murals. If you’re like me and always looking for new murals to check out, we’ve got you covered with 10 new Birmingham murals painted in 2021. Keep reading to discover the locations + artists behind them.

1. Color Bham Mural | @marcusfetch

Color Bham Community Mural
Makin’ Bham colorful. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The Color Bham mural is a collaborative mural that community members had a part in creating. Thanks to Marcus Fetch, you can find this beautiful mural every time you’re enjoying a tasty meal at The Pizitz.

  • The Pizitz, 120 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203

2. Bluff Park Mural | @jaynemorganart + @bluffparkmuralproject

Bluff Park Mural
Artist Jayne Morgan painting the Bluff Park Mural the weekend of March 6-7, 2021. Photo via Jessica Broom for Bham Now

This is Bluff Park’s first (of hopefully many) murals, and it’s the perfect welcome to the area. Artist Jayne Morgan and Toni Kennedy painted the mural along with volunteers from the community.

  • Mr. P’s Deli, 813 Shades Crest Rd, Birmingham, AL 35226

3. House Plant Collective | @bendykneesdesign

House Plant Collective bendyknees mural
A room full of color and greenery. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

You’ve probably seen the colorful and graphic murals done by bendyknees designs throughout Birmingham, and now you can find even more while you’re browsing for plants at House Plant Collective.

  • House Plant Collective, 3621 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222

4. Tropicaleo | @moses.art

Tropicaleo's newest mural by Moses new murals
While we’re missing Tropicaleo, they’re adding more color. Photo via Cheyenne Trujillo for Bham Now

While Tropicaleo is closed, they’re still keeping things fresh with this mural done in the colors and patterns of the Caribbean.

  • Tropicaleo, 4426 4th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222

5. Sozo Trading Co. | @blankspacebham

In keeping with their theme of inspiring others, Sozo Trading Co. tapped Blank Space Bham to express the message: the world needs you. It brightens the walls and the mood with just a paintbrush.

  • Sozo Trading Co., 4 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222

6. “Grow with the Flow” | @bendykneesdesign

"Grow with the Flow" mural
Welcome color to your life. Photo via bendyknees design

There are plenty of bendyknees murals at The Summit, but this “Grow with the Flow” mural is their newest addition.

  • Near Saks Fifth Avenue, 129 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243

7. Crestwood Tavern | @magiccitymuralco

Crestwood Tavern full mural new murals
The view of the mural from the park next door is exactly what the owner had in mind. Photo via Cheyenne Trujillo for Bham Now

The vibrant mural at Crestwood Tavern represents the heartbeat of Birmingham.

  • Crestwood Tavern, 5500 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212

8. Care Bears | @mammothmurals

Care Bears mural by Mammoth Murals in Southside
You can find this mural in Southside. Photo via @mammothmurals

This colorful Care Bears mural is located in a townhome complex, but you can access it from the parking lot. You may have seen other murals from Mammoth Murals, including the colorful jungle at Za Za Trattoria and the Freezing Time mural in Five Points South.

  • 1712 14th Terrace South, Birmingham, AL 35205

9. The Kloset | @a.nichel

Kloset Mural
The Kloset Mural in Fairfield. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

A. Nichel’s mural at The Kloset honors three role models: Nipsey Hussle, Kobe Bryant and Chadwick Boseman.

  • The Kloset, 5200 Valley Rd, Fairfield, AL 35064

10. Cahaba Lilies | @dplfineart

Oversoul Brewing Cahaba Lillies Mural
We can’t wait to see the completed mural for ourselves. Photo via Danielle Portera Lang

The Cahaba Lilies mural is new to Old Town Helena. This is local artist Danielle Portera Lang’s first public mural, but she’s hoping to create even more.

  • Oversoul Brewing, 4161 Helena Rd, Helena, AL 35080

What murals are we missing, Bham? Let us know by tagging @BhamNow so we can update this list!

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