Don’t sleep on Fresno County’s thriving art scene. From colorful murals to unique sculptures snap a picture of your favorite piece of some of these Instagram-worthy art displays in Fresno County.
Location: Fulton St, Fresno, CA 93721
About: Gordon Heuther, created the concept for Acero Picado (paper cut-out arches). The design channels deep Mexican roots by mimicking papel picado which is cut paper squares that many use as decoration for traditional Mexican celebrations.
Location: 1447 Tulare St. 93706
About: Aaron De La Cruz wanted to showcase the historical side of Chinatown in his art. Tying into the origin of the Chinese red envelope and the red string used to thread coins he decided to illustrate that within the building. You can see a red horizontal line on the building representing the thread and the circles representing the coins warding off evil spirits.
Location: 716 E. Olive Avenue Fresno, CA 93728
About: A vibrant pink mural featuring wings in Fresno's Tower District, making for a picture-perfect photo-op. This is on the west side of the building accessible via the back parking area. If you wish to take a photo, be aware this is a parking area, so try to visit outside of business hours (including the thrift store next door). Otherwise, there may be vehicles parked in front of the art.
Location: Downtown Fresno, Fresno, CA 93721
About: Take in the art of murals in Downtown Fresno's Mural District along with plenty of public art in Downtown Fulton Street. Enjoy the shopping and entertainment district's many local coffee shops, boutiques, and local restaurants. Also, find several breweries in the nearby Brewery District!
Location: 2030 E Front St, Selma, CA 93662
About: This mural was made on the side of Cho’s Kitchen a Chinese restaurant that is a local favorite. It was dedicated to John Cho’s dance team, specifically to lion dancer Matthew Lum who passed away in 2015. See the culture and diversity being poured into this mural.
Location: Downtown Kingsburg, Kingsburg, CA 93631
About: The town’s Swedish heritage is reflected in the murals throughout Downtown Kingsburg. See the dala horse along with a ship and Swedish flag. As you’re discovering the art downtown spend the day going to local shops taking home a Swedish souvenir or trying out the tasty food.