Murals in the Waterfront Museum District
It's no surprise that St. Pete's Waterfront Museum District is home to wonderful museums. You'll find its colorful array of murals and street art intriguing, too.
Spend some time in St. Pete's unique museums, then wander the Waterfront Museum District to find vibrant murals and street art. Be sure to download the PixelStix app to learn more by touching your phone to "smart plaques" on many of the murals.
Artist: Cecilia Luenza. About the mural: Cecilia Lueza is known for vibrant public art pieces in a range of media. This mural was created for the 2018 SHINE Mural Festival. It was inspired by that magical time between daylight and darkness; it explores the visual effects of color and movement while evoking wonder and contemplation.
Location: 100 1st Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, 33701
Artists: Kenny Coil and Marc Berenguer (Breakmaiden). About the mural: This homage to St. Pete’s critical mangrove habitats depicts fish, wading birds and pelicans thriving in a mangrove habitat that surrounds three large buildings. Part of Shine 2020’s ocean conservation theme, the mural aims to urge people to protect ecosystems like this.
Location: 1000 3rd St. S., St. Petersburg, 33701
Mangroves & Manatees
Artist: Tatiana Suarez. About the mural: Visitors and locals alike love spotting manatees in the water off St. Pete/Clearwater and paddling in the serene mangrove-lined waterways along the coast. As part of SHINE Mural Festival’s 2020 ocean conservation theme, Miami artist Tatiana Saurez’s mural shows vulnerable Florida manatees swimming among a delicate mangrove habitat.
Location: 250 2nd Ave. SE, 33701
Artist: Alex Yanes. About the mural: Miami artist Alex Yanes embraces an action-oriented message as part of the 2020 SHINE Mural Fest's ocean conservation theme. The 3-D mural’s arrangement of colors and shapes hints at the interplay between water and land.
Location: 335 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, 33701
Artist: Ya La'ford. About the mural: Love Shines was unveiled in 2021 at the 7th annual SHINE Mural Festival. The artist said she was inspired by the 1960s, when people were thinking about love first.
Location: 330 Beach Dr. NE, St. Petersburg 33701