From the East to West, North to South, you’ll find public art is everywhere in the greater Champaign County area. Whether you’re strolling the streets in our downtowns or hiking trails at our parks and preserves, you’ll be surprised by artwork at every turn.
Looking for that perfect backdrop for your Instagram? Check out some of the murals spotted around the greater Champaign County area.
Outside of Ordinary Mural
Champaign County Welcome Center | 17 E. Taylor St., Champaign
Artist: David Michael Moore, painted by Madelyn Witruk
Courier Café Mural | 111 N. Race St., Urbana
Artist: Glen Davies
Furniture Lounge Alley | 11 E. University Ave., Champaign
Artist: Kelly Hieronymus
Seven Saints Beer Garden | 32 E. Chester Ave., Champaign
Artist: Langston Allston
Sipyard | 204 W. Main St., Urbana
Graffitied by the community regularly
Combining over 50 sculptures from the Public Art League adorning public streets and parks, over 20 sculptures at the Wandell Sculpture Garden at Urbana’s Meadowbrook Park, and over 20 sculptures at Allerton Park & Retreat Center, you’re bound to spot art popping up over the landscape. Here’s a few must-sees as you plan your art tour.
Loop by Jim Weitzel at Mattis Park, Champaign
Mr. Beetle Finds His Way, Janet Austin at Meadowbrook Park, Urbana
Adam at Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Plan your tour of public art through these resources:
Public Art League | publicartleague.org
Urbana Arts & Culture Commission | urbanaillinois.us/arts
Urbana Park District | urbanaparks.org
Allerton Park & Retreat Center | allerton.illinois.edu
Champaign Park District | champaignparks.com