The Sunday Traveler~More From San Francisco’s Mission District


San Francisco’s Mission District is awash in art, with murals painted on most walls and fences in the area. The murals were initiated by the Chicano Art Mural Movement of the 1970s, which were inspired by Diego Rivera.

I’ve made two separate visits to just one area of The Mission in the last two weeks because I just couldn’t get enough on that first visit. When I returned this last week for a few more hours I was more centered on just the murals within a three square block area, and a few other street scenes. The art is vibrant, and a presence. As one example I have a photo of one wall from the first week, with a plain plywood board covering a section of wall, and on the second visit, someone had decided to put up some art on the plywood….why waste perfectly good space, no?












Enjoy the gallery, clicking on any photo to enlarge and/or start a slide show. You can take a look at last week’s post here



About Angeline M

Love travel and photography. Living in Northern California. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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26 Responses to The Sunday Traveler~More From San Francisco’s Mission District

  1. Madhu says:

    Love every vibrant frame!!! Are the cactus flowers edible?


  2. What an absolute riot of colour! The street art is amazing, and the fresh produce looks wonderful. 🙂


  3. wonderful street art! You’ve captured it so well!


  4. I love your graffiti gallery Angeline.


  5. thirdeyemom says:

    This is fabulous Angeline! Are you enjoying your move?


  6. bulldog says:

    In a way these artists are just that… brilliant artists… I love their work, so colourful and in a special way very inspiring…


  7. So vibrant! You captured the heart and soul of the Mission. I haven’t been there in a long time. It’s great to see it again, through your eyes.


  8. I like that plywood art. 🙂


  9. Amy says:

    These murals paintings are creative. Great gallery to present them. The enlarged version looks nice. Thanks, Angeline!


  10. I love it there. Nicely captured…


  11. mihrank says:

    this is such amazing presentation about San Francisco area, this brings a valuable art and culture that exists centuries ago. The images speaks strongly with the composition of your blog.! Very Enjoyable!


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