San Francisco’s diverse culture brings forth inherent artistic flair from its community. From the Academy of Arts to the art museums scattered everywhere in the city, as well as, lobbies of hotels and prominent establishments, you will find art pieces on display. One place in San Francisco that never ceases to amaze both the locals and tourists alike is Mission District. Maybe you are just so used to the scenery if you live in the neighborhood, however, if you happen to stop at one of the intersections close to Mission and 24th Streets, you will find block upon block of gigantic art on display for everyone to enjoy.
Known for its murals, Mission District boasts of collections of quality and quantity of huge, vibrant paintings are everywhere. Even a dilapidated building can be an ideal canvas for any one of Mission District’s many artists, who transform the building into a piece of art. In their own ways, these graffiti artists improve the neighborhood. Mission District’s graffiti are unlike those random graffiti that are such eyesores, which you may see in a lot of places. You will see individual and collaborative efforts of random art in random places, covering every inch of space and showing different styles. Some even tell the history and culture that one can only find here in San Francisco’s Mission District. So, if you are driving from and back to Mission District…stop, look, and enjoy the scenery.