Art isn’t always just enjoyed within the confounds of four walls in a museum, nowadays it can be seen walking the streets of urban cities, like Virginia Beach. The ViBe Creative District. Virginia Beach’s cultural arts district is a hub for artists, coffeemakers, culinary creatives, museums, and more. Creativity and art spread into the streets with numerous public art murals throughout the district.
So, add a little color to your vacation and discover colorful street art in Virginia Beach. And while there many opportunities to see street art in the district, here are a few of our favorites to help get you started:
For a modern geometric and colorful background, step in front of the art mural designed by Lisa Ashinoff. Located in front of Superior Pawn on 17th Street. I
Located in ViBe Park, this vibrant staggered wall of colors is a popular spot for locals and tourists to snap a selfie.I
Snap a colorful photo in front of this Rubik Cube-like wall. Located next to Veg Out Gardens on Baltic Avenue.I
Continuing to add to this mural, artist Victoria Weiss is creating a vibrant explosion of art, nature, and magic mushrooms! This colorful street art in Virginia Beach is located at The Atlantic on Pacific restaurant.
Spread the love by visiting the LOVEwork located at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront Library in the ViBe Creative District. As part of the LOVEworks program, a state-wide branding initiative, this installation is one of 100 large scale sculptures that can be found throughout the Commonwealth.
Grab a cup of coffee while admiring beautiful artwork at Three Ships Coffee, found along 19th Street. This neutral colored mural stretches the length of the building and offers plenty of photo opportunities.
This is not the entire list of colorful street art in Virginia Beach, there are more to be found in the ViBe Creative District, view here for their entire map of murals.
Watch the artists in action during the ViBe Creative District Mural Festival. With a total of 10 commissioned artists each asked to complete one new mural, the public is welcomed to come watch as the artists create in front of your eyes.
When: May 10th – 19th, 2019
Where: ViBe Creative District
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