“Hub City, Smile” is Hattiesburg’s first public art piece designed to be an interactive experience, with a standalone larger-than-life smile providing a great photo opportunity for those visiting the work. Located on Mobile Street in Downtown Hattiesburg, the mural features an eye-catching, circular design with inspiring quote by Mother Teresa. “Hub City, Smile” was created […]
Unveiled in early June 2020, “Let’s Go,” illuminates the Avenues District of Hardy Street with whimsy and delight. Designed by Mississippi artist Spence Townsend and located at Sunflower grocery store on Hardy Street, the mural is a cooperative project between HAPA and The Roberts Company.
“New Normal” by Andrea Kostyal is located in Downtown Hattiesburg, The mural features interactive components and illustrates the impacts of 2020’s global pandemic. Unveiled as the final project of the year in December 2020, this is a socially distanced addition to the Hub City’s budding public arts scene.
Located on McLeod Street in Downtown Hattiesburg, “Suffrage” is a nod to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. This larger-than-life design is both vibrant and patriotic and includes an insignia officially honoring past and present female public office holders in the Greater Hattiesburg area.
Located at Hardy Street and North 10th Avenue, artist Kelsey Wishik transformed a building facade into a colorful work of art. In addition to HAPA, both John Neal and the Avenues Alliance were instrumental in bringing the “We’re All In This Together” mural project to life.
“#WhatLiftsYou” features the work of internationally-renowned street mural artist Kelsey Montague. Located in Downtown Hattiesburg, the newest piece is a part of the worldwide #WhatLiftsYou collection. Hattiesburg’s tallest mural, adorning the West Pine Street parking garage, features dragonflies soaring up the structure. #WhatLiftsYou was made possible in large part by the City of Hattiesburg and […]
Titled “Wonderful Day,” this downtown mural located at 300 Hardy Street is an inspirational piece highlighting a quote by author Maya Angelou. Located across from the Hattiesburg Public Library, the HAPA project was completed in March 2020 and was led by artist Ricardo Moody in cooperation with local high school art students and the building […]
“The Yellow Brick Road” is a creative, lively walkway measuring 100 feet long by 8 feet wide. Designed by Hattiesburg artist Ricardo Moody, the primary purpose of the floor mural is to direct patrons through Hattiesburg’s new Community Arts Center. The vibrant design and yellow-gold background reflects the creative nature of the Hattiesburg community.