Art Murals in Manhattan
Take a drive around town and check out all of the unique art murals Manhattan has. From complex art pieces more than 10 feet tall to simple messages, Manhattan has a mural that is sure to be selfie worthy.
Downtown Manhattan mural pays respect to former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Find it in downtown Manhattan located in the alley way between Poyntz and Houston Street on the blocks of 4th and 5th Street. Sponsors for the artwork included Incite MHK and Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice. The artist, Taylor Carr is a local creative. Learn more about the piece on their website.
Downtown Manhattan features two new murals next to the the mural featuring Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Manhattan welcomes Kitty Castle located in the alley off of 4th Street. This vibrant piece is the work of artist Nick "Sick" Fisher. The Kitty Castle design fits the environment of the brick backdrop as well as the pole in the middle of the wall.
The second new mural on the alley of 4th street is by artist JT Daniels. His work brings together various elements like people and phrases into a streamlined design. His designs seek to represent the heartbeat of communities.
Drive through Downtown Manhattan to view the Incite MHK mural. The mural was painted by Brazilian artist duo Douglas de Castro and Renato Perreira. The kaleidoscopic mural depicts someone studying in with a field popping out of the book the person is holding. This wall painting was an effort put on by the Incite MHK group which celebrates art in the community. The mural can be seen from the AJ's New York Pizzeria Patio at the corner of Poyntz Avenue and Third Street.
The first one on Moro Street between Jimmy Johns and on the side of O'Malley's Alley. The bright green wall is painted with the phrase "I love you little apple.” This points back to Manhattan's nickname The Little Apple®.
The second serves as the signage for Taco Lucha. The mural is vibrant and carries the theme of a Taqueria complete with Luchador masks. Local artist Phyllis Pease is the artists who painted the mural, it was completed in January 2020. The mural is of three luchadores and includes a championship belt on the mural. This mural can be seen from Moro Street and N 12 street.
The third one is located on the side of Little Apple Art Supply on N 11 street features a mural by Enrico Isamu Oyama, whose work was displayed in the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. His unique art style is from his interest in Tokyo and American street cultures. The mural brings Big Apple art to The Little Apple®.
Public Hall, a local coffee spot, has added a mural to their patio. The mural features a retro vibe with bright colors of oranges and blues. The saying "Smile! You're in Manhappiness" is depicted in a bubbly vintage font. This fun mural is the work of artist Taylor Carr according to Public Hall's Instagram.
It is only fitting that the Manhattan Arts Center has a mural, it is located on their Creative Arts Studio. The mural boasts a postcard like look, with the state covered in sunflowers and the words "Greetings from Manhattan" written in the sky. When the time comes it is a great place for a photo opportunity.
Manhattan Running Company features a mural on the side of their building. The mural painted by Hannah Merle, depicts a trail through the Flint Hills. It boasts lively colors and a beautiful sunset or sunrise. You can find this at 1129 Garden Way.
At Kistner's Flowers, a locally owned flower shop check out their mural that showcase the flower shops name and flowers. It appears to be painted by the one of the owners Bronwyn Douglas. The mural can be viewed passing into Downtown Manhattan on 1901 Pillsbury Drive.
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