Public Art: Murals

Public art and opportunities to create abound in Smithville. Historic murals are painted on and in many of our local buildings. Beautiful masterpieces can be seen in seven of our nine public parks.


Richard D. Latham Cultural District MAP

National Endowment for the Arts – “Easy as ABC (Arts Bridging Community)” murals

“Legacy Portraits” by James Culleton

“Steam” by Michael W. Hall

Legacy Portrait 5 Finalists

Located on SH95 next to the Railroad tracks, across from the Recreation Center

“Steam” by Michael W. Hall
Located at Fire Station 2 on Taylor

“Wildflowers” by Elizabeth Sullivan
Located at the Smithville Recreation Center

Murals around Smithville

Cotton Gin Wagon
by Bobbie Jo Carter
Former gas station, Loop 230 at Fawcett

Fire Station and Pup
by Jo Watts
Police Station, Ramona at NE 4th St.

“The Law – Texas Rangers”
by Minnie Teichmueller
Inside U.S. Post Office, 400 Main

“Deer at a Stream”
by Lloyd Burns
Inside City Hall, 317 Main

Rocky Mountain Ranch and buildings
First National Bank drive-thru, 312 Main

Welcome to Smithville, Train 286
(maintained by LPAA)
217 Main at Loop 230

Star Biscuit
(created as a set for the movie “Hope Floats”)
200 Main at 2nd St.

116 Main at 2nd St.

Our Town
(created as a set for the movie “Hope Floats”)
Elementary School gym, Bishop at NE 7th St.

“I Have A Dream”
MLK Park, 1002 SE MLK Dr.