See urban art in action and attend one of these amazing street art festivals. From pretty to edgy and urban to rural, these festivals won’t disappoint.
Great Global Street Art
Add color to your urban adventures by putting street art onto your agenda. Street art has come a long way since emerging from New York's hip hop scene in the 1990's.
It's now a fully fledged art movement and many cities are embracing the form with festivals, dedicated neighborhoods and commissioned works. Check out these articles on street art (and click through to their related itineraries) and craft your own street art bucket list.
Some of my Fave Spots for Street Art
The Best Global Street Art Cities
Start with this list of the 26 best street art cities. It includes top cities like New York and London but also has some surprising pics and up and coming cities.
Shoreditch, London England
See the edgy side of London on this Shoreditch street art tour. Get some eye candy with mind-blowing shots and suggestions for both DIY and guided tours.
Chicago street art is busting out all over. Don’t miss out by visiting just one neighborhood. Take this self-guided tour and discover some 40,000 square feet of wall murals and street art in the Wabash Corridor, Pilzen, Wicker Park and Logan Square neighborhoods.
Find 28 Instagrammable, colorful and mind boggling Nashville murals using with this detailed street art guide.
The Mission, San Francisco California
Get a visual history lesson on this street art tour of the Mission in San Francisco. This guide helps you wander the best areas for murals that tell touching stories about Latino immigration and economic difficulty.
This tour of street art in Paris goes deep. Learn about four neighborhoods for finding the best concentration of Paris street art along with eye candy and maps.
New York, New York
New York City was the birthplace of the modern street art movement and they aren't done yet. This NYC street art tour will show you four neighborhood hot spots.
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
This guide to Melbourne street art goes way beyond the obvious spots. Explore Melbourne's best graffiti and murals in three different neighborhoods.
Dive Deeper into the Archive
With these authoritative street art books you’ll get better context for the artists you love, and help discovering new artists and locations.
This guide to Melbourne street art goes way beyond the obvious spots. Explore Melbourne’s best graffiti and murals in three different neighborhoods.
Explore the edgier side of Berlin. These 48 cool things to do in Berlin include monsters, kitsch, underground spots, offbeat art, spies and more.
Find out why Bogota’s street art is entirely original with this graffiti tour, offering the full scoop on the murals and where to find them.
The Silo Art Trail in Victoria Australia sits at an unlikely intersection of street art and rural roads. Find out why and take a visual tour.
Find the densest concentration of world class street art in New York City. This guide features four awesome locations, a map and guided tour suggestions.
Take the full tour of San Francisco’s Mission District Murals. This guide (with map) gives you history, context and lots of eye candy.