Best Mural Spots in Dallas that are Totally Insta-worthy

So, you’re in Dallas and you want some hot spots to take shots for your Instagram or do some video production with a badass backdrop.

We’ve got some great places with legit murals for you to check out, so check this list out and start shooting!


Colorful Cactus Wall

2702 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226

This mural really pops with candy pinks, blues, and yellows. This wall looks great on its own, but might be a little too busy for portrait work. Either way, it’s worth a look and is sure to be a hit on social media. This wall is located behind Pecan Lodge in Deep Ellum.

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Le Soleil

2606 Swiss Ave., Dallas, TX 75204

Next up is the stunning Le Soleil, or Mural of the Sun, which is one of the most popular murals in Deep Ellum for its warm tones and unique pattern. This backdrop is ideal for a photo shoot with a model or all by itself. If you’re shooting with a model, aim for clothes that are blue to complement the warm oranges and yellows.

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Viva Deep Ellum Wall

210 N. Crowdus St, Dallas, TX 75226

If you’re looking for some bright colors and playful artwork to spice up your social feed, look no further than the Viva Deep Ellum Wall. This mural with a south-of-the-border flair is as fun as it is colorful. Painted in vibrant reds, yellows, blues, and orange. You can find it near Reno’s Chop Shop in Deep Ellum!

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Cactex Wall

718 W. Davis St., Dallas TX 75208

Had enough bright and pastel colors?  Check out the “Cactex” mural located in north Oak Cliff behind the mini-Fab. This piece features intricate black and white artwork and integrates a lot of cacti to give it a cool Texas vibe. 

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American Flag Wall

2730 Commerce St. Dallas, TX 75226

Perfect for Independence Day or any time you’re feeling patriotic, the iconic American Flag wall is located on the side of St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin. If you’re in the Deep Ellum area, you don’t want to miss getting a shot with Old Glory!

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Colorful Pentagon/Diamonds Mural

3699 McKinney Ave, Dallas TX 75204

Want more color in your life? Our next wall has that and more. It’s the Graphic Colorful Pentagons/Diamonds mural, which was painted by artist Ricardo Paniagua. This stunning mural uses different shades of color to give the cubes/diamonds a 3D effect that you have to see in person to appreciate. It’s bright, abstract, yet simple, and would be a great backdrop for a model with an equally colorful outfit. This mural can be found behind LOFT in West Village.

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Think Ellum Wall

2826 Main St., Dallas, TX 75226

Last, but not least, if you’re in Deep Ellum, then you must check out the Think Ellum mural with its bright blues, yellows and purples, and the intricate artwork, it’s a visual feast that would look great with a model or just by itself.

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A Space to be Yourself Wall

1619 N Hall St., Dallas, TX 75204

If you’re looking for that perfect spot for a model shoot, then check out the “A Space to Be Yourself” mural, which is perfect with its bright, organic artwork and text, and with a space that invites people to pose. While the colors of this mural are certainly bright, the cool tones suggests a place to relax and just be yourself. Find this gem at Smart City Apartment Locating Headquarters.

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These are just a few of the many wonderful murals you can find in Dallas. It seems like just when you’ve seen them all, there’s another one that is waiting for your camera.