About Talking Walls
A citywide public art & mural festival bringing together artists with diverse styles & backgrounds.
Our mission is to elevate the creative spirit of Charlotte by showcasing a diverse range of artistic talent from across the southeast region along with national & international artists.
With the support of our partners and sponsors, we aim to enhance the visual appeal of Charlotte’s cityscape by injecting vibrant and thought-provoking murals while bridging communities and conversation through creative engagement and educational efforts.
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IN THE NEWS
Talking Walls wins "Best Arts Festival - 2019" designation from Charlotte Magazine during their annual Best of the Best Issue....
Charlotte’s mural scene is on the rise. Large-scale painting events like Talking Walls Mural Festival and #nodacanjam help bring local and national artists together to crank out multiple pieces at the same time. And developers and businesses are catching on to the...
The Fall '18 Program visits Charlotte, NC to participate in the first year of the Talking Walls Mural Festival.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sixteen new murals were painted by local and international artists as part of Talking Walls Charlotte. Talking Walls Charlotte’s mission is to elevate the creative spirit of Charlotte by showcasing a diverse range of artistic talent from across the...
If you’re driving around the Queen City this week and there seems to be a lot less beige than you remembered on last week’s commute, it’s not your imagination. The Talking Walls festival debuted this past weekend, with 17 mural artists painting 16 new murals...
Usually we don’t notice walls; we notice the rooms that they divide, the rain that they keep out, the picture frames that hang upon them. But walls usually remain invisible, disappearing into the background, easily forgotten. Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, the public art...
Mint Museum Uptown is a location of Talking Walls Charlotte Mural Festival, hosting a mural by local artists Arko & Owl which is also part of the Mint’s launch of constellationCLT, a new project to recognize the work of local contemporary artists at the Mint. Visit...
Charlotte Magazine: Where You’ll See New Murals Pop Up in Charlotte During the Talking Walls Festival
THIS WEEK, artists descend upon neighborhoods across the city for the first Talking Walls Charlotte festival (Oct. 10-13). Mike Wirth, who is part of the all-volunteer group of festival organizers, shared this on the festival’s origins: “The team came together late...
CLTURE: “Talking Walls is a Citywide Public Mural Festival Enhancing the Visual Appeal of Charlotte”
The walls are talking in Charlotte, if you know how to listen. Open your eyes and look around you. All over the city, muralists are magicians articulating a spectrum of fantastic dreamscapes, sly humor and political messaging, livening up banktown with color and...
Murals aren't what you may think. This festival celebrates the form, with new ones from Charlotte artists and special guests. This video is part of an underwriting project with the Thrive Campaign for the Arts, supporting Charlotte arts journalism. ...
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