From honoring legends in Memphis history to adding new life to empty spaces, numerous artists have chosen Downtown to display their work.
While many are familiar with the city’s ever-expanding mural scene, the Downtown area showcases an impressive list of one-of-a-kind installments.
Make sure to check out some of these unique art installations the next time you’re Downtown.
Urban Meridians – 82. S Main
- Artist: R Salant and Terence Brown
Roof Like a Liquid Flung Over the Plaza – Front & Poplar
- Artist: Vito Acconci
I Have Been to the Mountaintop – N. Main & Poplar
- Artist: Richard Hunt
The Muse – N. Main & Poplar
- Artist: John McIntire
Tom Lee Park Fish Archway- Riverside & Beale
Cossitt Library Lights – 33 South Front St.
Zephyr – Mud Island traffic circle
- Artist: James Russell
Whirl – End of Vance Ave.
- Artist: John Medwedeff
Lightspan – Court Ave between N. Front St. & Riverside
- Artist: Cameron McNall, Electroland, LLC., Damon Seeley
Larger Than… – Main & Talbot
- Artist: Metal Museum
Butterflies – Poplar & Ayers
Respect – Collins Chapel Circle
- Artist: Tootsie Bell
Check out this map for a full listing of art installations in the city.
After you’ve explored all the public art, go here for ways to see, buy, and create art in Memphis.
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