Glasgow City Innovation District is home to 13 different murals, why not take a tour around them and find out which one is your favourite. Don’t forget to check out the other Glasgow murals across the city.
40-50 George St, Glasgow, G1 1QE
The University of Strathclyde has a number of murals across campus the largest of these is the “Wonderwall” celebrates the people of the University and their many significant achievements. Almost 200 metres long from start to finish and incorporates three 7- storey gables the project was completed by Art Pistol with Rogue-One and Ejek.
6 George St, Glasgow G1 1QE
If you continue along George Street from the “Wonderwall” you will find St Enoch and Child. Artists Smug has created a fantastic piece of art that is a contemporary depiction of St Enoch cradling her child St Mungo.
287 High St, Glasgow. G4 0QS
Saint Mungo is one of the most pictured murals within the city and has been shared over 1.5 million times. This modern-day depiction of St Mungo is linked to St Enoch and Child and can be found around the corner on High Street.
Ingram St, Glasgow, G1 1NQ
This incredible mural designed by Smug showcases all the animals that can be found across Glasgow’s parks and green spaces. How many animals can you spot?
New Wynd, Glasgow, G1 5HD
The space man mural is a little harder to find but well worth the search. Located along New Wynd you will find this mural between Mitchell’s and MacDonald’s Bakers on Trongate. This mural was done by Recoat and Ali Wylie and takes inspiration from Japanese culture.
Old Wynd, Glasgow, G1 5RP
This Thomas Muir mural was developed by Rouge One and Art Pistol as a tribute to the ideals of freedom, democracy and universal suffrage and was supported by the European Parliament. The mural is of Thomas Muir a barrister who was a leading voice of reform for Scottish democracy.
118 Osbourne St, Glasgow, G1 5RP
To celebrate Billy Connolly’s 75th birthday, the BBC commissioned three portraits of the legendary Scottish comedian. This depiction of John Byrne’s “Billy Connolly” was developed by Rouge One.
22 Wilson St, Glasgow, G1 1SS
Led by Fearless Collective, a South Asia-based public art and storytelling project, “Bow Down, Honour the Roots” stands as a monument to the self-representation of diverse communities. The mural features Isidro Sangama Sangama, belonging to the Kichwa people from the Waiku community of San Martin, member of the Board of the Ethnic Council of the Kichwa Peoples of the Amazon (CEPKA), and Puyr Tembé, belonging to the Tembé people of the Brazilian Amazon. While the test surrounding the mural is a poem based on stories told by participants in a storytelling workshop that led to the creation of the mural.
4 St Andrews St, Glasgow, G1 5PB; 24 Royal Exchange Sq, Glasgow, G1 3AB
The District is home to not only one but three murals as part of the study of woman in black series by James Klinge. These murals showcase a portrait of an anonymous woman dressed in black evoking mystery and intrigue.
159 Bridgegate, Glasgow, G1 5HZ
The Clutha mural was developed by Rouge One, Art Pistol and Ejek to celebrate the history of the area and the variety of personalities who visited the venue for its atmosphere and music.
Next to the Clutha is the CR Mackintosh mural that pays homage to on of the city’s most famous sons, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and was created to celebrate his 150th anniversary.
108 Argyle St, Glasgow, G2 8DG
Designed by Conzo and Globel, this quirky and imaginative mural creates a bright focal point in one of the city’s busiest areas. Its depiction of the city’s humour through the inclusion of the Duke of Wellington with a cone on his head is fantastic.