88 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 outdoor 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 on the right side facing the courtyard

9. Springfield Composition, Artist: Kathryn Freeman, Location: 303 North Laura St., Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch – Main staircase on the left side facing the courtyard


Located to the right when you exit the library:

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


Turn to James Weldon Johnson park across the street:

11. Hemming Terrarium (2015), Artist: Shaun Thurston and Crystal Floyd, Location: 135 W. Monroe St., James Weldon Johnson Park

12. Opposing Forces (2016), Artist: Hanna Jubran, Location: 135 West Monroe St., James Weldon Johnson Park

13. Sculpture Garden (2019), Artist: Olivia Warro, Stephen Magyar and Jennifer Peek

14. MOSH Mouth, Artist: Luca Berton and Michael Turner, Location: 135 West Monroe St., James Weldon Johnson Park

15. One Spark Community Mosaic, Artist: RouxArt, Location: 135 West Monroe St., James Weldon Johnson Park

16. Flight of the Butterfly, Artist: RouxArt and Kate Garcia Rouh, Location: 135 West Monroe St., James Weldon Johnson Park

17. Street Pipes Mosaic (2014), Artist: RouxArts and Kate Garcia Rouh, Location: 135 West Monroe St., Hemming Park


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

18. Untitled (2021), Artist: Phlegm, Location: 140 W. Monroe St.

19. The Harp (2020), Artist: 2Alas, Location: 229 N. Hogan St.

20. Super Taco, Artist: Shaun Thurston, Location: 21 E Adams St., outside Burrito Gallery - Downtown

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

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

23. 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:

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

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

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

27. Greetings from Duval (2016), Artist: Mark Ferreira Cent Design, Location: 128 E. Forsyth St., Alley behind Florida Theatre

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

29. Chinatown Dragon, Artist: Thomas Berdugo Location: 18 N. Liberty St., Manhattan Sports Bar and Grill

30. Uplift, Artist: Steven Teller, Location: 125 N. Market St.

31. Pigeon Feather (2017), Artist: Adele Renault, Location: 100 E. Adams St., The S & Dime (rear of building)

32. Stop and Smell the Rose (2) (2020), Artist: Christopher Parsons, Location: 40 E. Adams St.

33. FUSE(2020), Artist: Jennifer Lail Location: 40 E. Adams St.

34. Legends, Artist: Celso Location: 40 E. Adams St.

35. Esperanza(2020), Artist: Alex Diaz, Location: 40 E. Adams St.

36. Coruscating River (2013), Artist: Milagros Art Collective, Location: 200 E. Adams St., Yates Parking Garage


Continue toward the Northbank Riverwalk to enjoy more art:

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

38. 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

39. Untitled (2020), Artist: Momo, Location: 3 Independent Dr.

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

41. 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:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

49. 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:

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

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

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

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

54. On Lâche Rien (We Lose Nothing) (2019), Artist: MTO, Location: 276 W. Adams St.


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

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

56. Stilt Walkers (2013), Artist: Dennis Smith, Location: 1025 Museum Circle, Museum of Science and History (MOSH)

57. 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:

58. I Am Jax (2019), Artist: Golden, Location: 524 N. Hogan St.

59. Church Street (2019), Artist: Chris Clark, Location: 521 Hogan St.

60. Untitled (2019), Artist: Chris Clark Location: 502 Hogan St.

61. Untitled (2019), Artist: Remi Rough Location: 37 S. Hogan St., 1st Floor

62. Untitled (2019), Artist: Mark Ferreira Cent Design Location: 37 S. Hogan St., 1st Floor

63. Show (2016), Artist: Borondo, Location: 404 N. Julia St.

64. Unity (2016), Artist: Guido Van Helten, Location: 2041 E Adams St., industrial silos

65. Emergence(2020), Artist: Haddad|Drugan, Location: 514 Water St., Water Street Parking Garage

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

67. The Big Show (2020), Artist: Ruben Ubiera, Location: 1 Daily's Place, Jacksonville, FL, 32202

68. Untitled (2016), Artist: Astro, Location: 134 Lafayette St., Doro District

69. Gradient Channel (2016), Artist: Jason Woodside, Location: 102 A. Phillip Randolph Blvd., Doro District Year: 2016 ArtRepublic and Iryna Kanishcheva

70. 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.

71. "He Who Counts The Stars" (2017), Artist: Ricky Lee Gordon, Location: 41 E Duval St. – Back of building

72. Triad (2019), Artist: Matra, Location: 41 E. Duval St.

73. Le Cadeau IV (2017), Artist: Mohamed L’Ghacham, Location: 112 E Forsyth St.

74. A. Phillip Randolph(2020), Artist: Chris Clark, Location: 119 E. Forsyth St.

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

76. Toon Town (2019), Artist: kbmerone, Location: 1726 E. Church St.

77. Untitled (2017), Artist: Mark Ferreira Cent Design, Location: 1803 E. Duval St., Touchdown Grill

78. Purple Unicorn, Artist: Golden Location: 800 Houston St., behind Lee & Cates Glass

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

80. Glass Half Nothing (2017), Artist: Shaun Thurston, Location: 142 Madison St.

81. Simpo(2020), Artist: Hiero Veiga Location: 806 W. Adams St.

82. Untitled (2017), Artist: Martin Ron, Location: 818 W. Madison St.

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

84. Quantam Leap (2017), Artist: Bik Ismo, Location: 115 N. Davis St

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

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

87. Bodega, Artist: Ruben Ubiera, Location: 925 Forsyth St.

88. Horsepower, Artist: Daas, Location: 1276 W. Adams St.


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