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16 murals in Tampa Bay

Check out our guide to the many meaningful murals you can find around our city.


This Kenwood mural pays a little homage to TB12.

Photo via City of St. Petersburg, and art by Vitale Bros. Art and Murals and Tes One

We all know that Tampa Bay has a vibrant art scene — and we’re not just talking about The Dalí or the Tampa Museum of Art. One of our all-time favorite galleries? Tampa Bay itself.

The Burg + Tampa are home to a number of meaningful murals and street art pieces. Today, we’re sharing where to find pieces that really paint a picture of our city.

Buccaneers Tom Brady mural, 3125 5th Ave. N., St. Petersburg | By Vitale Bros + Tes One

TB12 just retired, but you can still snag a selfie with the football legend in the Kenwood neighborhood.


The scene greets students for their school day.

Photo by City of St. Petersburg, art by Zulu Painter

Knowledge is Power,” SPC Midtown Campus | By Zulu Painter

Unveiled last year, this studious scene honors the work of St. Pete native and educator Minson R. Rubin + greets African American students at Gibbs Junior College.


Residents can check out this civic-minded art piece while on a jaunt down Central.

Photo by the City of St. Petersburg, art by John L. Gascot and James E. Hartzell

Diversity in Democracy,” Central and 6th St., St. Petersburg | By James E. Hartzell and John L. Gascot

Commissioned by the League of Women Voters, this mural captures the city’s diversity + and serves as a reminder to heed your civic duty. Pro tip: bookmark this spot for your next election day sticker photo shoot.


This postcard will never be lost in the mail.

Photo by City of Tampa, art by Carl Cowden III

The Tampa Postcard,” 1102 N. Florida Ave., Tampa | By Carl Cowden III

You’ve probably slowed down to snap a pic of this one driving down Florida Avenue for Insta. Cowden’s mural pays homage to the city’s iconic Henry B. Plant Museum, streetcars, and incredible outdoors.


Check out the art next time you’re on a Riverwalk stroll.

Photo by City of Tampa, art by Pep Rally Inc.

Ripple Effect,” Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park | By Pep Rally Inc.

Scope out this brightly colored vision as it “bubbles” under the Fortune Taylor Bridge. Plus, check out the other murals and art in the popular Downtown Park, including “The Countable and Uncountable Stories of Roberts City” also by Pep Rally Inc., tiles honoring the F. Garcia & Company Factory, and a bat house painted by artist Lynn Manos Page.


The public art piece decorates the charity’s thrift store.

Photo by City of Tampa, art by Cam Parker

Hope in the Heights,” Tampa Heights | By Cam Parker

Check out this mural the next time you visit Metropolitan Ministries’ thrift store. “The mural communicates a message of hope that reflects the organization’s mission of helping families in need across Tampa Bay,” according to the city.


A pertinent reminder for everyday.

Photo by City of St. Petersburg, art by April Seelbach

Untitled, 3050 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg | By April Seelbach

This pink wonder adorns Blond Studio, a local hair extension studio. Local artist April Seelbach pulls from other eras to inspire her artwork.


This mural wraps the Family Justic Center in St. Pete.

Photo by the City of St. Petersburg, art by Zulu Painter

Untitled, 1011 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg| By Zulu Painter

Community Action Stops Abuse Pinellas’s Family Justice Center is the first of its kind in the state, according to St. Pete Catalyst. Thus, Zulu Painter’s mural blends the stories of family: a woman holding a child, a teenager, with flowers, color, and more.


The mural is just one of Gomez’s brightly-colored pieces.

Photo by City of St. Petersburg, art by Leo Gomez

We Rise By Lifting Others,” 2924 5th Ave. N‬., St. Pete | By Leo Gomez

Gomez has painted lots of murals around town with his signature festive colors + beautiful fonts (including this recent one at PIE). This one decorates Chicago steakhouse Beau & Mo’s.


Ah the influence of Legos.

Photo by City of St. Petersburg, art by Chad Mize and Jay Hoff

Pride & Love,” 2437 Central Ave., St. Petersburg | By Chad Mize and Jay Hoff

Located in the Grand Central District, this mural delights both the young and the young-at-heart. The piece was completed in the 2019 SHINE Mural Festival — and is just one of many in the area.

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This iconic mural was painted in 2014.

Photo via City of St. Petersburg, art by Josh Stover and Jeffrey Sincich

You Are My Sunshine,” 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg | By Jeffrey Sincich and Josh Stover

There may no song more fitting to describe the Sunshine City. This iconic photo opp adorns the Morean Arts Center building.


Look at the jaws on that one.

Photo via City of St. Petersburg, art by Shark Toof

Untitled, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg | By Shark Toof

Luckily, St. Pete beaches see mostly dolphins, not sharks. But you can still snap a horror-inducing pic for the ‘gram.

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The Tampa artist has created work for the Washington Post, TIME Magazine, Disney+ and more.

Photo by City of Tampa, art by Nneka Jones

History Starts Here,” 6410 N. 32nd St., Tampa| By Nneka Jones

Completed last year, this piece gives kiddos a boost as they arrive for their after-school activities — with portraits of legendary ballers and inspirational sayings.

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The mural is just one of Hyde Park’s decorated walls.

Photo by City of Tampa, art by Vitale Bros.

Today is a Good Day,” 915 S. Howard Ave., Tampa | By Vitale Bros.

There always seem to be new murals and public art emerging in South Tampa. This piece greets happy Green Lemon customers.

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Both basketball and tennis are played at the park.

Photo by City of Tampa, art by Edgar Sanchez Cumbas and Jay Giroux

Measured,” MacFarlane Park | By Edgar Sanchez Cumbas and Jay Giroux

This art piece reminds residents of boxing’s place in Tampa’s history with a painting of Joe “King” Roman, “Puerto Rico’s first world heavyweight championship challenger and Tampa resident,” according to the city.


Check out this mural on the back of The Sail Plaza

Photo by City of Tampa, art by Traditional & Digital Arts and Juan Pablo & Vanessa Parra

SAIL AWAY — night or day,” The Sail Plaza | By Traditional & Digital Arts and Juan Pablo & Vanessa Parra

We’d be remiss to leave out aquatic-inspired murals — as there are many Tampa Bay murals that take inspo from our tropical plants, fish, and surroundings. This one decorates Big Ray’s Fish Camp.

Want to make a day out of finding all the murals our city has to offer? Have a peek at our mural map + share photos of your artsy adventure with us on social media by using #TBAYtoday.

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