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Strike a pose: Dallas murals & street art

June 20, 2017 / Dallas

You don’t have to go far in Dallas to find a spot to take your next summer shot. Get your picture perfect ‘gram by hitting the streets and striking a pose in front of these one-of-a-kind backdrops. Here’s your guide to some of the best street art and murals around Dallas that will make your next pic an Insta-hit!

Bishop Arts

1. Home sweet home

Talk about a home makeover full of love. This Bishop Arts beauty is covered top to bottom in colorful Xs and Os.

2. Love Equation

We did the math, and this wall adds up to some seriously cute photo ops!

  • Where: Corner of Davis Street and Madison Avenue
  • Art by Daniel Garcia, Mario Garcia, & Janet Aguirre | Photo from Visit Dallas

Deep Ellum

3. Join the heard

This heard rolls deep with layers of vibrant colors that are sure to make every picture pop.

  • Where: Brake & Clutch Building | 3601 Main Street
  • “Deep Ellumphants” by Adrian Torres | @adriantorres_art | Photo by flickr
4. A place in the sun

From sunup to sundown, this scene is sure to set a bright mood for your next shoot.

  • Where: Near DART Deep Ellum Rail Station on Good Latimer Expy
  • “Sunburst” – Artist Unknown | Photo by flickr

Design District

5. Good Morning

Celebrate your city with a snap in front of this retro display of Dallas’ infamous skyline.

  • Where: Dallas Contemporary | 161 Glass St, Dallas, TX 75207
  • Artist Unknown | Photo by Visit Dallas
6. Writing on the wall

Make a statement by snapping a picture that says something (in big, bold letters).

  • Where: Along Trinity Strand Trail | 2320 Valdina St, Dallas, TX 75207
  • Dallas City Mural by Kyle Steed | @kylesteed | Photo by Jen Mauldin

Highland Park

7. Diamonds are forever

Dazzle your friends and followers with a flash of diamond decor in your feed.

  • Where: Whippersnapper | 1806 McMillan Ave
  • Colorful diamonds by Jeff Thornton | @imthornton13 | Photo by D Magazine

Oak Cliff

8. City shapes on the street

Show off your city pride and playful side with this animated Dallas tribute.

  • Where: Belmont Hotel Dallas | 901 Fort Worth Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
  • Untitled mural by Sour Grapes | Photo by DFW Child

Uptown

9. Eat your heart out

Strut your stuff in front of one of the trendiest backdrops in town.

  • Where: Standard Pour | 2900 McKinney Avenue
  • #StartedWithAScreenshot He(art) by Alli K Design | @allikdesign | Photo by Paper City

West Village

10. Multidimensional masterpiece 

Light up your next portrait with one of Dallas’ latest and brightest designs.

  • Where: Parking lot behind LOFT | 3699 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX, 75204
  • “Super Deluxe” by Ricardo Paniagua | @therealartgod | Photo by Imgrum