Home to a thriving arts community, Fort Wayne has turned the whole city into its creative canvas. As you walk through the streets and alleyways of Fort Wayne, you’ll find larger-than-life murals and intricate sculptures around every corner. The Fort Wayne Public Art Trail will wow you.

River Otter by Arlin Graff.

Artists from Fort Wayne and all around the world are creating vibrant beauty throughout the city, one brushstroke at a time, adding art into your everyday experiences. 

From murals celebrating the community to murals sharing the beauty of our diversity, Fort Wayne’s public art scene weaves together the stories of our community’s history and inspires a brighter future.

I Scream Fort Wayne by local artist, Theoplis Smith III of Phresh Laundry.

Explore with the Fort Wayne Public Art Trail!

Exploring the more than 150 pieces of public art in Fort Wayne just got a lot easier with the Fort Wayne Public Art Trail. The trail is a free and easy-to-use digital guide on your phone that features a map and information about the works of art. 

Woven by Lyndy Bazile, the artist behind AfroPlump.

Using the Public Art Trail

  1. Sign up for the trail at VisitFortWayne.com/PublicArtTrail
  2. Use the digital guide to explore the more than 250 pieces of public art dotted around the city.
  3. Be sure to check in at each location on the trail to redeem prizes! More check-ins equal bigger rewards like a limited-edition poster of one of the murals.
  4. Don’t forget to take a selfie with your favorite mural and share on social media with #PublicArtFW

Whether you’re in Fort Wayne or planning a trip, use the Fort Wayne Public Art Trail to locate and explore all the murals and sculptures the city has to offer. Sign up today at VisitFortWayne.com/PublicArtTrail

To learn more about Fort Wayne and start planning your getaway, request a free copy of our Visitor Guide. And, be sure to follow Visit Fort Wayne on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.