GALLERY

"The Children"
"The Children"

Painted mural by Sam Welty, "The Children" is located over China Garden on High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA.

“I’ve Been Kissed”
“I’ve Been Kissed”

The “I’ve Been Kissed” a bronze toad sculpture by Pokey Park, on the Middle Street Mall in front of the Children’s Museum of Virginia.

"Before I die..."
"Before I die..."

Before I Die is a global art project that invites people to reflect on their lives and share their personal aspirations in public space. This project was started by Candy Chang on an abandoned house in New Orleans after she lost someone she loved. Learn more on the project website: http://beforeidie.cc/site/about/

Tommy Newsom and Ruth Brown
Tommy Newsom and Ruth Brown

Three murals of three famous musicians native to Portsmouth–Tommy Newsom, Ruth Brown, and Bill Deal – grace the old Colony Theater at 430 High Street. The three murals were painted by artist Mandy Smith of Yorktown, VA.

Musician Bill Deal
Musician Bill Deal

Bill Deal of the famous Bill Deal and the Rhondels is one of the three murals painted by Mandy Smith, displayed on 430 High Street on the front of the old Colony Theater.

"Commodore James Barron"
"Commodore James Barron"

The mural of Portsmouth citizen “Commodore James Barron” was painted by Sam Welty. It is located on the south wall of 606 Court Street in Guad's parking lot.

"Speckled Trout"
"Speckled Trout"

“Speckled Trout”, a mural painted by Sam Welty, on north side of 464 Dinwiddie Street between the Baron's Pub and Monumental United Methodist Church.

“Mayor James Holley III”
“Mayor James Holley III”

The mural of former “Mayor James Holley III” located at the City Park Pavillion at 140 City Park Avenue was painted by artist Linwood Pettaway.

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