While exploring the streets of Las Cruces, you might spot some murals that simply take your breath away. Around every corner, history and culture is waiting to be seen! From simple yet beautiful paintings to intricate and stunning portraits, there is no denying that Las Cruces is full of colorful vibrancy. Here is a list of some of the must-see murals in Las Cruces for you to enjoy.
351 N. Mesilla St.
With a touch of a powerful blue and other beautiful colors, a message of anti-terrorism is displayed with care in this mural. The mural was completed by Peskador with the use of spray paint and other materials. Located near the Las Cruces Railroad Museum, this piece is a perfect pit-stop on your morning or evening walks.
All Between Land and Air
211 N. Water St.
Surrounded by beautiful flowers and colorful birds, a gorgeous woman is displayed on the side of the previous location Las Cruces Visitors Bureau. The mural was completed by multiple artists, using spray paint including Jacee Beyale. Jacee also has a local business where he shows off his art. To show his art some love, click here https://sabahut.com
Jardin de Mesquite Neighborhood
1015 Tornillo St.
Jardin de Mesquite is known for its colorful murals displaying Las Cruces history. The artwork represents the history of this historic neighborhood. It is located on the north side of the Mesquite Historic District. The ceramic murals were created by Glenn Schwaiger and are displayed within the park for all to enjoy.
If you’re a fan of the Kardashians, then you’ll fall in love with Kauser’s work! The mural is located within the center of the Bellamah neighborhood, painted on the side of a cinder blockhouse. The mural displays classic portraits of the Kardashian sisters, so realistic it will make you look twice.
Lady of Guadalupe
Calle de Santiago
In the town of Mesilla, Precilliana Sandoval created a stunning mural of La Virgen de Guadalupe with tempera paint. While this mural is painted on the side of a private residence, Precilliana has created many other murals throughout the area such as Restore the Rio Grande located on North Miranda Street.
Written and photography by Melissa Luna
Additional photos courtesy muralsoflascruces.com.
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