A walk through the alleyways downtown reveals
many new murals and art installations, like this pop
art covered car hood.
Alpine artist Nancy Whitlock is drafting a map showing
Alpine’s 40+ murals and wall art around town. She will
include the map in a self-guided brochure for visitors,
soon to be available at the Alpine Visitor Center and in
Kokernot Municipal Park is over 40 acres of fields and shaded
grassy areas with plenty of room to play. Kids will love the
playgrounds, or bring your pets for the leash-free dog area.
You can even catch Live Action Role Play every Saturday. And
don’t forget to check out the water tank mural behind the
envisioned the vibrant desert scene made of
purple, orange and green stripes rising up to
meet fluffy pink and baby blue clouds. Sul
Ross State University Art Club helped bring
the vision to life. The mural is a beauty after
dark, too. The park stays open until 10 p.m.,
and when there’s a ballgame, nearby stadium
lights make the neon colors really pop.
Get to know Alpine by paying attention to
all the wall art on your next walk or drive
through town. From alleyways to
neighborhoods, local artists offer homespun
expression. Check with Alpine Visitor Center
or Whitlock Gallery of Fine Art for more info
on the self-guided brochures.
This is one of Alpine’s older murals, on what used to be the H&L grocery store located at 10th Street and F
Dark skies are one of the most treasured resources in
the Big Bend and this mural behind the Sibley Gallery,
in the alleyway parallel to Holland Avenue, honors
One of Alpine’s newest murals, this desert scene
makes a colorful backdrop at soccer matches in
Alpine’s city park, located off Fighting Buck Ave.