Street art is a big part of living in Melbourne
Street art is an important part of Melbourne’s life. It’s everywhere! And seeing such colorful art everywhere every day really lights up your mood. I think this contributes a lot on why Melbourne has been voted the most liveable city in the world for quite a few years!
Some of the best places to enjoy art are the famous laneways. Hozier lane, AC/DC lane, Union Lane…
Union Lane was actually part of a mentoring program launched by Melbourne’s Community Cultural Development Program and showcased work created by 50 teen artists !
You can take a full walking tour of all the lanes in about a
The best places to find street art :
(Keep in mind it changes a lot ! You can see new paintings on streets you’ve been before and that is the beauty of Melbourne !)
- Hosier Lane
- AC//DC Lane
- Fitzroy St
- Rose St
- Caledonian Lane
- Union Lane
- Rutledge Lane
Fitzroy love and art
Fitzroy is another hub for cool murals to spot. Given the amount of music venues all around, and the overall lifestyle of the neighbourood, it makes sense. Just take the 86 or 11 to Brunswick St and Fitzroy St and walk around. Some of the best and most famous artists have laid a few hands around, you might be lucky !
Most importantly, don’t forget that incredible pieces of art can be hidden
One of my
Some of the artists making Melbourne beautiful are pretty famous, especially on social medias. Here’s some cool Aussie street artists you can check out :
Melbourne Street art tours
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As a conclusion, I would say that all the art on the walls contribute so much to the life of the city it has evolved into a real Melbourne attraction!