8 Most Instagrammable Murals in New Orleans

You didn’t even take a vacation if you didn’t ‘gram about it, right? JK (kind of). There’s so much beauty around every corner in New Orleans that you will never be lacking photo opps, but check out these fun murals around the city to add a little something extra to your feed!

Magazine and Eleanore Streets

This mural Uptown on Magazine Street by Joseph Konert is a two for one. The butterflies and flowers are every babes mural dream, plus a neighboring pink and grey geometric wall makes the perfect backdrop.

2941 Royal Street

Mike Odum aka “Big Mike,” has become one of the best-known artists in the city over the past few years. He’s been commissioned for murals around the city including at popular food hall, Pythian Market and on a wall outside of Little Gem Saloon as part of New Orleans & Company’s “One Time in New Orleans” campaign. His most iconic work in the city remains on the outside of his studio, Studio Be, in the Bywater.

2104 Magazine Street

The Greetings Tour, a group of artists known for their greeting card style post cards around big cities in the U.S. finally made their way to New Orleans by way of their RV recently. The mural features so many iconic elements of the city from crawfish to Mardi Gras beads to St. Louis cathedral.

Magazine Street and Erato Streets (between Calliope & Erato)

Hugo Gyrl is loved by feminists for her “You Go Girl” tags that pop up all over the city. This one greets you at the start of the LGD coming from Downtown.

739 Jackson Avenue

You’ve probably read about Turkey and the Wolf making waves in the New Orleans culinary scene, but maybe not so much about the wacky mural on the front of the restaurant. Even if you’re not there to eat, stop by to get your pic in front of what’s becoming another iconic Nola backdrop! But really, you should eat something too!

4237 Magazine St

The wall’s outside of Vicky’s Supermarket ertainly aren’t meant to be a mural to pose in front of, but we love this iconic New Orleans backdrop for taking photos. With hot plates, po-boys, liquor and supplies, can you really go wrong?

925 Camp Street

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in the Warehouse District embraces modern art by adorning the exterior wall facing their parking lot with rotating murals. The current mural is one of five murals that are part the “Unframed” exhibition by the Arts Council New Orleans and was painted by artists David Momo.

4639 Magazine Street

This blue and green geometric wall definitely brightened up this parking lot on Magazine Street and will brighten up your pics too!


Other mural artists to be on the lookout for around the city are Milagros, and Muck Rock. Let us know in the comments if we missed one of your favorite murals!

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