Across the United States, there is a nationwide trend of celebrating public art and murals are popping up everywhere. Featuring over 135 works of public art in the 16 northernmost counties in the state of Alabama, the North Alabama Mural Trail encourages residents and visitors alike to travel across the region to view incredible street art paintings while learning about the history of the cities and communities in an artistic way.
Not just for art enthusiasts, the North Alabama Mural Trail is for anyone who appreciates the transformation of a blank wall. Before you start exploring murals across North Alabama, visit www.NorthALMuralTrail.org and download the North Alabama Mural Trail mobile passport to your phone. Along with a brief description of each mural, the mobile passport offers the artist (if known), street address, GPS coordinates and an interactive map. Upon registering, the passport will be instantly delivered to your mobile phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately. There is no app to download. The pass can be saved to the mobile phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.
Read about the artist and stories behind the murals and be sure to keep your camera ready as every mural boasts a completely unique design and creative vision. Be sure to tag #NorthALMurals in all selfies and pictures and upon checking in at 25 sites, Visit North Alabama will award a prize for participating. When visiting a participating mural location, simply check in using the mobile phone’s GPS to record each visit.
Whether you have an interest in art or not, we invite you to come see what our walls are saying in North Alabama. Now get out there and explore the amazing art the North Alabama region has to offer!