If you drive through Birmingham one thing is certain—the streets are decorated with pieces of art you may not even notice. Here are some of the most recent murals we’ve seen around town lately, including a 100-foot long piece in Selma. Which ones are your favorites?
On Thursday, June 18, 2020, the eve of Juneteenth, a diverse group of Birmingham activist, artists and volunteers completed a street mural stating “Black Lives Matter” right in front of Railroad Park, the award-winning city park that was designed to bring Birmingham together for a future that looks different from our past.
We can all probably agree that these past few weeks have been difficult. However, the way the Birmingham community has come together is astounding. I can personally say that I’ve never experienced this magnitude of positivity, support and push towards change in my short 22 years of life. Local businesses and artists are bringing powerful art to storefronts. Let’s take a visual tour of the incredible murals bringing hope and good vibes to the Magic City.
If you’re driving through Birmingham this holiday season, you may see that the local businesses have windows decked out in festive murals. Birmingham Art Crawl is celebrating another amazing year in the Magic City with its 5th annual “Deck the Ham” window mural contest.
It’s no secret Birmingham is home to some beautiful sights—especially when it comes to murals. We compiled all of our past guides and added new murals to make one big list. Here are 50 (and counting) of our favorite murals in the Magic City. We’ll keep adding, so make sure to check back for updates!