Walking Mural Tour in Hollywood

Mural in Hollywood,FL
Mural at 2039 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL

If you like arts, don’t forget that downtown Hollywood has lots of murals painted. You can take a guided tour every third Saturday, or go check out those murals yourself with a help of map and marked locations of painted art.

Nicole Salcedo is a first generation Cuban American, born and raised in Miami, Florida.  Her plant based drawings and paintings – known as “junglevision” – creates playful and more approachable jungle landscape. Turning a dense jungle into a fun landscape changes this “wilderness” into an inviting place.

Mural Tour in Downtown Hollywood

Mural Downtown Hollywood,FL- Yuhmi Collective,115 North 21 Ave,Hollywood,FL
Mural Downtown Hollywood,FL- Yuhmi Collective,115 North 21 Ave,Hollywood,FL

If you ever come to Downtown Hollywood, FL then you can notice beautiful murals all around the downtown area.

I wrote already in my blog about the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project . There I have talked about the big sunset mural painted by TM Sisters on a public parking garage in downtown Hollywood.

Yuhmi Collective

Lets look into another outdoor mural that is part of this walking mural tour. The picture above is of the mural located at 115 North 21st Avenue, Hollywood, FL. It is painted by Yuhmi Collective. Yuhmi Collective is a husband and wife artists working together. Michelle is a Cuban-Colombian Miami native and Victor is from Mexico. They work together and paint animated portraits of paradise dreams, air, land and sea.

This husband and wife team works by mixing traditional and contemporary influences. “A Floating World” capture in an abstract time.

“We were really captured by Joseph Young’s vision “Dream City” and the founding story of how ‘Hollywood by the Sea’ was created and transformed throughout the years.” — Yuhmi Collective

Painted Intersection Project in Fort Lauderdale

Painted intersection in Fort Lauderdale, FL ( E Las Olas Blvd & SE 3rd Av)
Painted intersection in Fort Lauderdale, FL ( E Las Olas Blvd & SE 3rd Av)

Fort Lauderdale is a great city. This city never sleeps. There is always something going on. There are lots of changes happening all the time.

I wrote already in my blog before about some things that I have noticed changing around and transforming this great city. I wrote about the new high-rise construction in downtown. In this blog post I wrote about outdoor art. Here I wrote about new colorful bike lanes paintings on Las Olas Bolevard. I wrote about Broward College Downtown Campus coming down.  When we combine all these little changes, we get big transformatiion of Fort Lauderdale as a whole.

There is another City of Fort Lauderdale project that I wanted to write about. Did you notice the colorful painted intersection at East Las Olas Boulevard and SE 3rd Avenue in Downtown Fort Lauderdale?

 

Why Was Street Pavement Painted?

Fort Lauderdale has started Connecting the Blocks Painted Intersection Project. It is first of its kind in the city and Broward County. This Painted Intersection Project should compliment “Fort Lauderdale’s identity as a fun, dynamic, pedestrian-friendly destination” also it should “help create a safer balance between cars and people”.

 

Other Cities That Have Turned Public Spaces Into Street Art:

A Whale Surfaces on Graham Street – Seattle, WA

Coloring Inside the Lanes – Portland, OR

Intersection Painting – North End, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Los Angeles Eco-Village – Los Angeles, CA

Ocean City NJ Paints a Street – Ocean City, NJ

St Paul Storm-Drain Mural– St. Paul, MN

Painted Pavement Beautifies Tribeca Street – New York, NY

Paint the Pavement – Boulder, CO

Paint the Pavement – Corcoran neighborhood, MN

Paint the Pavement – Powderhorn Park neighborhood in Chicago, IL

Paint the Street Fantastic – Portland, OR

The 8th and Holman Intersection Repair – Portland, OR

 

Downtown Hollywood Mural Tour

Public Parking Garage in Downtown Hollywood,FL (Tyler St. & N 19 Ave)
Public parking garage in downtown Hollywood, FL. ( 251 N 19 Ave., Hollywood, FL). Outdoor mural is done by TM Sisters (Tasha and Monica Lopes de Victoria)

If you like unique art and culture, come and spend evening in Hollywood, FL at the Downtown Hollywood Mural Tour. The tour is FREE and happens every 3rd Saturday at  6pm-7pm.

The Downtown Hollywood Mural Project is an exibition of outdoor wall murals at different locations in Downtown Hollywood. The murals are done by local and internationally recognized artists.

The picture above is of the Radius Public Garage at 251 N 19 Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020. The artists of this large scale mural of the sunset are Tasha and Monica Lopes de Victoria, known as TM Sisters. The TM sisters are siblings and are based in Miami, Florida.

If you would like more information for the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, please click here

You can do the walking tour yourself. The murals are located in Downtown Hollywood. To view and download printable tour map, click here.

Do not forget to wear comfortable shoes.