The Best Austin Street Art: Downtown Austin Edition


Public art is one of the best perks about living in Austin. Alleyways, sides of buildings, bridges, even dumpsters — art is everywhere in the ATX. Looking to take pictures with some of the best? We’re breaking down each area of town, highlighting the best Austin street art in each neighborhood so you can plan the perfect day trip to snap the most instagrammable art. With new art popping up every day, we’re sure you’ll discover new art on your own, too! 

Here’s the Best Austin Street Art in Downtown Austin!

Moontower Mural: 8th Street between Congress Avenue and Colorado Street

Love Will Win: Lavaca Street Between 2nd and 3rd

Peace Love Austin: 201 Colorado Street

Mexic-Arte Museum Wall: 419 Congress Avenue

The Only Magic I Believe in Is Love: 900 Congress Avenue and 5th Street and Congress (There’s also one located on East Cesar Chavez)

Z Tejas: 1110 West 6th Street

La Zona Rosa: Alley Behind 612 West 4th Street

Do It Now: Lululemon, 1016 West 6th Street

Heed The Call: Howler Brothers World Headquarters Store, 1010 West Lynn Street

Photo curtesy of Howler Brothers.

Welcome to Austin. Do It – The Texas Way: Parlor & Yard, 601 West 6th Street

Kung Fu Saloon: 716 West 6th Street

Buford’s Back Wall: 700 West 6th Street

Exhalted: 9th Street and Nueces Street

Astronaut with Pizza: Brick Oven Pizza, 1209 Red River Street

I Hate You So Much: Bungalow Bar, 92 Rainey Street

Sam Elliott: 717 East 7th Street

Willie Nelson and Janice Joplin: Mug Shots, 407 East 7th Street

Writing on the Walls Project #1: Line Austin Hotel, 111 East Cesar Chavez Street

Writing on the Walls Project #2: North Lamar Boulevard, approaching 6th Street from the South

Tau Ceti (Rainbow Corner): Brazos Street and 2nd Street

Hey, would you look at that?! Even Reese Witherspoon loves downtown Austin street art. Here she is posing with the mural on the IH-35 S access road between 5th and 6th Street when she was in town for the Texas Conference for Women in 2018.

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Photo via @reesewitherspoon on Instagram.

Featured photo by Dani Dudek/

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