Whether you are a studied art aficionado or a casual fan, these 10 destinations overflow with public art, art festivals, art tours, and art galleries and museums to feed your art-loving soul.
With 45 original paintings on utility boxes, Visit Hattiesburg has launched the HBURG Public Art Trail: Utility Box Edition, featuring artwork that connects the Hub City’s neighborhoods, main thoroughfares, and several points of interest.
HATTIESBURG, MS – VisitHATTIESBURG is pleased to announce the launch of its newest attraction, the HBURG Public Art Trail: Utility Box Edition. Celebrating the diversity of creative art found in the community and the artists behind the works, the trail features original paintings on utility boxes located throughout Hattiesburg. From 2020 through 2022, three phases […]
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – VisitHATTIESBURG recently announced the release of the HBURG Public Art Trail: Utility Box Edition, featuring 44 utility boxes with original paintings from local and national artists.
HATTIESBURG, MS (Dec. 21, 2022) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art (HAPA) unveiled its second in a series of large-scale art projects in the Hawkins neighborhood today. Titled “Nature’s Way”, this is HAPA’s final mural of the year and the eleventh to be completed as part of the HBURG Public Art Trail in 2022. Located […]
By HASKEL BURNSThu,12/08/22-1:28PM Each year, one lucky artist is chosen to create the official artwork and event poster for Midnight on Front Street, Hattiesburg’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration that takes place December 31 on the corner of Main and Front streets in downtown. This year, the honor goes to Hattiesburg native Kym Garraway and her […]
HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 18, 2022) – Outdoor spaces at Thames Elementary School haverecently undergone more than $50,000 in improvements. Numerous partners joined together for property enhancements and public art additions at the school, which currently includes the only public playground and park in midtown Hattiesburg. Starting with a $10,000 AARP community challenge grant awarded in early […]
HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 14, 2022) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, along with project partners, unveiled the city’s newest large-scale public art today. Titled ‘Daylily Destination,’ the mural celebrates Hattiesburg’s official flower – the daylily. In 2008, Hattiesburg City Council adopted the daylily as the city’s flower, and a decade later Hattiesburg was the first city […]
HATTIESBURG, MS (Nov. 2, 2022) – Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art, along with project partners, is pleased to announce the addition of ‘Serenity’, a large-scale original artwork on Pine Street in Downtown Hattiesburg. A collaboration with the Forrest County Board of Supervisors and Moore’s Bike Shop, the mural highlights the success stories and life enhancements of the […]