Public art is vital for a healthy community. Public art improves the walkability of areas, has proven economic benefits to a community, and shows the vitality of our community. Big Picture Initiative’s first public art mural is Abraham Blue, dedicated on October 11, 2018.
Call For Artists
Peoria is the proud home of over 60 murals from many local artists. Take the self-guided tour using our mural map.
Big Picture Initiative’s first public art mural is Abraham Blue, dedicated on October 11, 2018. Learn more about this 50-foot mural on the Peoria County Courthouse.
A 2021 endeavor to honor notable past Peorians who have changed our community. Learn more about Peoria’s past and the artists behind this collaborative project.
Find Yourself at the Metro Centre was created by Jeremy Berkley and features noteworthy local landmarks.
Washington Street Gallery
In 2020, we created the Washington Street Gallery featuring local artists. The gallery is sponsored by John and Gina Wetzel. Learn more about this 8-mural gallery.