55 Hot Stops on Downtown Jacksonville’s Public Arts Self-Guided Tour

Downtown Jacksonville is not just the area’s urban hub, packed with businesses, commerce, restaurants and history, it is also a beautiful outdoors gallery for some of the most progressive and impactful public art pieces in the entire city.

The city’s core has a perfectly curated collection of modern murals, sculptures, and unique art pieces almost everywhere you look.
We invite you to explore Downtown’s public art scene and learn more about the artists and themes that inspired them.

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Begin your walking tour at Visit Jacksonville’s Visitor Center on Laura Street, when you emerge from the center turn right and walk to the corner and look to your left:

1. The Function of Education (2016), Artist: Case McClaim, Location: 25 W Forsyth St., facing Laura Street on the Forsyth Parking Garage

Turn around and head back past the visitor center to:

2. The Guardian of the River (2017), Artist: Rafael Consuegra, Location: 226 N Laura St., outside Snyder Memorial Church

3. Floating Land (2015), Artist: Shaun Thurston, Location: 215 N Laura St., above Chamblin’s Uptown

4. Tiffany (2016), Artist: Rene Romero Schuler, Location: 231 N Laura St., outside the Magnificat Café

5. Wisdom (2005), Artist: Larry Kirkland, Location: 303 North Laura St., Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch - Exterior

Enter the Library:

6. Untitled, Artist: Al Held, Location: 303 N Laura St., Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch - Grand Reading Room

7. The Joy of the Venture
(2016), Artist: Jim Smith, Location: 303 N Laura St., Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch – Children’s Wing

8. Allegory of a Library (2005), Artist: Kathryn Freeman, Location: 303 North Laura St., Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch – Main staircase

Located to the right when you exit the library:

9. Harlan, Artist: James A. Rosenburg, Location: 333 N Laura St., outside MOCA Jacksonville

Turn to the park across the street:

10. Opposing Forces (2016), Artist: Hanna Jubran, Location: 135 West Monroe St., Hemming Park

11. Confederate Memorial (1898), Artist: George H. Mitchell, Location: Hemming Park

12. MOSH Mouth, Artist: Luca Berton and Michael Turner, Location: 135 West Monroe St., Hemming Park

13. One Spark Community Mosaic, Artist: RouxArt, Location: 135 West Monroe St., Hemming Park

14. Street Pipes Mosaic, Artist: RouxArts and Kate Garcia Rouh, Location: 135 West Monroe St., Hemming Park

15. Flight of the Butterfly, Artist: RouxArt and Kate Garcia Rouh, Location: 135 West Monroe St., Hemming Park

From Hemming Park, you can head east towards Main Street and walk towards Adams Street for more art:

16. Untitled, Artist: Shaun Thurston, Location: 21 E Adams St., outside Burrito Gallery - Downtown

17. Midnight City (2005), Artist: Mac Truque, Location: 21 E Adams St., outside Burrito Gallery

18. The Holy Spirit in E Minor (2014), Artist: Cal Oglesby

19. Girl and Origami (2013), Artist: Sean Mahan, Location: 200 E Adams St., Yates Parking Garage

20. Earth Gods (2014), Artist: Shaun Thurston, Location: 112 Adams St., outside The 5 and Dime Theatre Company


Once on Adams Street, continue to Ocean Street and then down Bay Street:

21. Lemmy IS God (2017), Artist: Jessica Becker, Location: 19 Ocean St., outside 1904 Music Hall

22. Untitled, Artist: Nicole "Nico" Holderbaum, Location: 19 Ocean St., outside 1904 Music Hall

23. Centism v.2 (2017), Artist: Mark Ferreira Cent Design, Location: 15 Ocean St., outside 1904 Music Hall / Spliffs

24. The Elbow (2016), Artist: Mark Ferreira Cent Design, Location: 345 E Bay St

Continue toward the Northbank Riverwalk/Jacksonville Landing to enjoy more art:

25. Memorial to the Great Fire Monument (2002), Artist: Bruce White, Location: S. Market Street & E Coastline Dr

26. General Andrew Jackson Reviewing the Troops at the Battle of New Orleans (1987), Artist: Clark Mills, replica designed by Bob Spring, Location: E Independent Drive and North Laura St

27. Vic Camastro as Al Capone, Abstraction, and What Resembles My Parents' Home (2015), Artist: Cal Oglesby, Location: 2 Independent Dr

28. Our Dreams Live On in Our Children (2003), Artist: Bruce L. Wolfe, Location: 300 Water St., Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

29. Flora + Fauna (2016), Artist: James Reka, Location: Omni Parking Garage across from Times Union Center for the Performing Arts

Heading back into the hustle and bustle of the city to our Central Skyway Station, you will view more hand painted murals:

30. Multiculture (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: 200 West Bay Street, JTA Skyway Column

31.TRANSIT/ION (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: W Bay St Between N Julia St. and Hogan St., JTA Skyway Column

32. People Pattern (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: W Bay St Between N Julia St. and Hogan St., JTA Skyway Column

33. River (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: W Bay St Between N Julia St. and Hogan St., JTA Skyway Column

34. Remind (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: W Bay St Between N Julia St. and Hogan St., JTA Skyway Column

35. Invent (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: W Bay St Between N Julia St. and Hogan St., JTA Skyway Column

36. Renew (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: W Bay St Between N Julia St. and Hogan St., JTA Skyway Column

37. Tree of Life (2017), Artist: Andrew Reid SHEd, Location: W Bay St Between N Julia St. and Hogan St., JTA Skyway Column

From Central Station back to Visit Jacksonville travel up Julia St. to W Forsyth St. for some impressive murals:

38. Detroit Moves (2016 ArtRepublic), Artist: Kenor, Location: 325 West Forsyth Street

39. Danger of Extinction (2016 ArtRepublic), Artist: Waone Interesni Kazki, Location: 325 West Forsyth Street

40. A Sleeping Buddha (2014), Artist: Cal Oglesby, Location: 118 N Julia St.

41. La Verdad No Tiene Forma (2017 ArtRepublic), Artist: Dourone, Location: 123 N Julia St.


Take the River Taxi or walk across the Main Street Bridge to get to the next stops:

42. Untitled (2016), Artist: Shaun Thurston, Location: 1025 Museum Circle, Museum of Science and History (MOSH)

43. Stilt Walkers (), Artist: Dennis Smith, Location: 1025 Museum Circle, Museum of Science and History (MOSH)

44. Mirrored River: Where Do You See Yourself? (2015), Artist: RouxArt, Location: 1025 Museum Circle, under the Main Street Bridge on the Southbank Riverwalk

For the rest of these beautiful pieces you will have to hop on your car and drive around Downtown:
45. Unity (2016), Artist: Guido Van Helten, Location: 2041 E Adams St., industrial silos

46. Rookie Card (2005), Artist: Barbara Grygutis, Location: 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd., Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville

47. Brooklyn (2017), Artist: Jason Tetlak, Location: 250 Park Street, back wall of PRC Digital Media
*Guinness World Record for largest 3D painting in the world. 1,900 sq ft.

There are several ArtRepublic murals across Downtown that are more than worth a visit. This visual arts festival has brought some world-renowned muralist to Jacksonville since 2016:


48. Untitled (2017), Artist: Ricky Lee Gordon, Location: 41 E Duval St. – Back of building

49. Untitled (2017), Artist: Mohmaed L’Ghacham, Location: 112 E Forsyth St.

50. Untitled (2017), Artist: Halsi, Location: 1726 E Church St.

51. Water Lines (2017), Artist: Bisco Smith, Location: 142 Madison St.

52. Untitled (2017), Artist: Martin Ron, Location: 810 W Adams St.

53. Untitled (2017), Artist: Bik Ismo, Location: 115 N. Davis St

54. Cubic Ring (2017), Artist: Astro, Location: 745 W. Forsyth St.

55. The Dance of the Seven Sin Muses (2017), Artist: OKUDA, Location: 927 W. Forsyth St.

For more cultural experiences in Jacksonville, go to www.visitjacksonville.com/things-to-do/culture/