Asheville’s Amazing Murals!
Come along with me as I explore some of Asheville’s most vibrant murals!
While visiting Asheville on your vacation, don’t forget to take some photos of our vibrant and unique murals created by local and traveling artists!
Getaway Mural and Chess Player
Broadway & Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC at 1-240 Bridges
As you enter downtown Asheville you will come across a colorful depiction of Asheville’s rich culture. This mural was painted between 2008-2009 as part of a non profit dedicated to public art called, Arts 2 People and Asheville Mural Project. This project included many artists such as Molly Must, Joshua Spiceland, Daniel Beck, Harper Leich, Kurt Thaesler, Steve Lister, and later, Ian Wilkinson, Trish Tripp, and Melissa Glaze. All of which dedicated many hours to bring this bridge to life!
As you continue to plan your Asheville sightseeing adventures, don’t forget to book your stay with Shanti Mountain Properties. We would love to accommodate you while you do touristy things! 🙂
10,000 Buddhas Project
29 Broadway St, Asheville, NC, 28801- painted right outside of Asheville’s – Social Lounge
While walking up Broadway street, its hard to miss the beautiful array of calming colors that make up this Buddha mural. This painting was created by artist and yoga teacher, Amanda Giacomini, as part of a challenge to paint 10,000 Buddhas around the world. We are so happy that Asheville made the cut! Just to the right there is a single painting of Buddha holding his hands in a peaceful mudra.
Book your stay with Shanti Mountain Properties and let us know how many Buddhas you see! 🙂
101 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801.
Painted just outside of Asheville’s most popular music venue- The Orange Peel!
Lionel Richie performed at the original Orange Peel in 1970 while in the band Commodores . As a tribute to his performance years ago, one of Ashevilles local artists- Gus Cutty decided to bring him to life at the current Orange Peel.
Don’t forget to go see Lionel and take a photograph with him when you book your stay with Shanti Mountain Properties!
647 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806
As you enter West Asheville from Haywood Road, this beautiful fox is one of the first murals you will stumble upon . It is painted right outside of Haywood Country Club (a popular bar in West Asheville).
Don’t forget to snag a photo of this adorable Asheville mural before sitting down for a delicious cocktail! This painting was done by Asheville’s local artist Gus Cutty who has painted many other murals here in Asheville.
Book your stay with Shanti Mountain Properties and feast your eyes on this beautiful work of art!
The Littlest Birds
647 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806
This abstract owl mural is painted on the side of The Littlest Birds Natural Baby Store where you can find cloth diapers, baby carriers and so much more. This would be a great place to stop for those who have little ones! This mural was painted by local artist Braxton Art and can be seen walking down Haywood Rd in West Asheville.
When you book your stay with Shanti Mountain Properties you won’t be far from this gem!
Dolly Parton & RuPaul
783 Haywood Road and Mildred Ave., Asheville, NC 28806
Perhaps Asheville’s most popular Mural is one of country music legend, Dolly Parton and famous American drag queen, RuPaul. The artist, Gus Cutty added RuPaul in 2021 making for an awesome tribute to both artists with this Asheville mural!
After you book your trip with Shanti Mountain Properties add this mural to your list of things to go see!
1045 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC, 28806
Above is an assortment of murals all painted outside of The Odditorium venue and bar. This place has an eclectic vibe and is the perfect spot for visitors to take photos, or attend a comedy night they host every week! These murals where painted by an array of artists (names unknown) but they are surely hard to miss while driving down Haywood Rd! How do you interpret these murals?
Add The Odditorium to your list of places to visit once you book your weekend stay with Shanti Mountain Properties!!
Thanks for coming on this tour with me and I hope you enjoyed looking at these photos as much as I enjoyed taking them! Shanti Mountain Properties would love to make your Asheville vacation dreams a reality. Don’t forget to click the link below and book with us. 🙂