Where to find San Antonio's coolest murals and outdoor public art

You don't have to go to a museum to get your fill of art in San Antonio. The city is rich in public art.

If you're looking to show visiting friends and family what the Alamo City has to offer, or just need a good excuse to get out of the house for a breath of fresh air, these local murals and public artworks are all worth a visit.
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San Pedro Creek Culture Park
715 Camaron St.
Artists: Various Artists
San Pedro Creek Culture Park boasts an abundance of public art created by a solid array of local artists, some long-established, others still on the rise.
Photo via Instagram / acdc_bc
San Pedro Creek Culture Park
715 Camaron St.
Artists: Various Artists
San Pedro Creek Culture Park boasts an abundance of public art created by a solid array of local artists, some long-established, others still on the rise.
Neon Drive
401-405 Nolan St.
Artist: Iker Muro
A mural spanning 300 feet on the Nolan Street underpass, the art has an abstract focus on reflected light in a variety of colors. Created by Canary Islands-based artist Iker Muro, the mural complements another mural project on a different section of the underpass, by artist Alex Rubio.
Photo courtesy of City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture
Neon Drive
401-405 Nolan St.
Artist: Iker Muro
A mural spanning 300 feet on the Nolan Street underpass, the art has an abstract focus on reflected light in a variety of colors. Created by Canary Islands-based artist Iker Muro, the mural complements another mural project on a different section of the underpass, by artist Alex Rubio.
La Antorcha de la Amistad (The Torch of Friendship)
351 Losoya St.
Artist: Sebastian
Certainly the most iconic piece of art San Antonio has to offer, La Antorcha de la Amistad (The Torch of Friendship) was commissioned as a gift, a token of goodwill between the Mexican government and the City of San Antonio.
Photo courtesy of City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture
La Antorcha de la Amistad (The Torch of Friendship)
351 Losoya St.
Artist: Sebastian
Certainly the most iconic piece of art San Antonio has to offer, La Antorcha de la Amistad (The Torch of Friendship) was commissioned as a gift, a token of goodwill between the Mexican government and the City of San Antonio.
Secrets of the Wild Woman
6th Street and Avenue B
Artist: Angela Fox
Based on a previous painting commemorating the passing of her beloved cat (title: Kevin in Heaven), Angela Fox’s Secrets of the Wild Woman conjures a surrealist dream sequence starring a female figure, a flying orange feline, a scorpion and snakes.
Photo by Bryan Rindfuss
Secrets of the Wild Woman
6th Street and Avenue B
Artist: Angela Fox
Based on a previous painting commemorating the passing of her beloved cat (title: Kevin in Heaven), Angela Fox’s Secrets of the Wild Woman conjures a surrealist dream sequence starring a female figure, a flying orange feline, a scorpion and snakes.
Nessie
Tom Slick Park, 7400 TX-151
Artist: Elizabeth Carrington
You don't have to go all the way to Scotland to glimpse the Loch Ness Monster, because Nessie is also in residence at Tom Slick Park. Artist Elizabeth Carrington took inspiration from the park's namesake for the sculpture — Tom Slick was known for his passion for cryptozoology.
Photo courtesy of City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture
Nessie
Tom Slick Park, 7400 TX-151
Artist: Elizabeth Carrington
You don't have to go all the way to Scotland to glimpse the Loch Ness Monster, because Nessie is also in residence at Tom Slick Park. Artist Elizabeth Carrington took inspiration from the park's namesake for the sculpture — Tom Slick was known for his passion for cryptozoology.
F.I.S.H 
200 West Jones Ave.
Artist: Donald Lipski
These models of long-eared sunfish hang under an overpass on the River Walk's Museum Reach near the San Antonio Museum of Art.
Photo via Instagram / jenhamiltontx
F.I.S.H
200 West Jones Ave.
Artist: Donald Lipski
These models of long-eared sunfish hang under an overpass on the River Walk's Museum Reach near the San Antonio Museum of Art.
And yet, we bloom
Corner of E. Houston and Navarro streets
Artist: Kat Cadena
This work by artist Kat Cadena was voted Best Mural in the Current's 2020 Best of San Antonio Issue.
Photo via Instagram / kat.cadena
And yet, we bloom
Corner of E. Houston and Navarro streets
Artist: Kat Cadena
This work by artist Kat Cadena was voted Best Mural in the Current's 2020 Best of San Antonio Issue.
Árbol de la Vida: Memorias y Voces de la Tierra (Tree of Life: Memories and Voices of the Land)
10040 Espada Road
Artist: Margarita Cabrera
For this piece located near Mission San Francisco de la Espada, Margarita Cabrera collaborated with community members to create 700 clay sculptures that adorn a steel tree-like structure.
Photo courtesy of City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture
Árbol de la Vida: Memorias y Voces de la Tierra (Tree of Life: Memories and Voices of the Land)
10040 Espada Road
Artist: Margarita Cabrera
For this piece located near Mission San Francisco de la Espada, Margarita Cabrera collaborated with community members to create 700 clay sculptures that adorn a steel tree-like structure.
Alas de México (Wings of Mexico)
Tower of the Americas, 739 E. César E. Chávez Blvd. 
Artist: Jorge Marín
While we’re not sure how effectively Jorge Marín's sculpture will inspire visitors to “pause and reflect on the relationship between San Antonio and Mexico,” we’ve seen its selfie strengths successfully at play, with tourists patiently waiting to climb atop its pedestal and pose as a gold-winged angel beneath the Tower of the Americas.
Photo courtesy of City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture
Alas de México (Wings of Mexico)
Tower of the Americas, 739 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
Artist: Jorge Marín
While we’re not sure how effectively Jorge Marín's sculpture will inspire visitors to “pause and reflect on the relationship between San Antonio and Mexico,” we’ve seen its selfie strengths successfully at play, with tourists patiently waiting to climb atop its pedestal and pose as a gold-winged angel beneath the Tower of the Americas.
La Veladora of Our Lady of Guadalupe
1315 Guadalupe St.
Artist: Jesse Treviño
This spectacular mural features a 3D votive candle (veladora) with an eternal flame facing Guadalupe Street. Intended to serve as a beacon for the neighborhood, this mixed media mural is truly magnificent. It was created by revered San Antonio artist Jesse Treviño, who died in 2023 following a battle with cancer.
Photo courtesy of City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture
La Veladora of Our Lady of Guadalupe
1315 Guadalupe St.
Artist: Jesse Treviño
This spectacular mural features a 3D votive candle (veladora) with an eternal flame facing Guadalupe Street. Intended to serve as a beacon for the neighborhood, this mixed media mural is truly magnificent. It was created by revered San Antonio artist Jesse Treviño, who died in 2023 following a battle with cancer.