Learn more about our beloved Mural Arts Program

Through partnerships between artists, business owners, schools, and volunteers, the City's award-winning Mural Program has revitalized community art and reduced graffiti and blight in Downtown Hayward. Take a complementary tour of Hayward's murals to appreciate the art in person and interact with talented local artists.

Featured mural: Eldridge Elementary School Mural

 

Hayward mural on Hayward Area Historical Society building

Through partnerships between artists, business owners, schools, and volunteers, the City's award-winning Mural Program has revitalized community art and reduced graffiti and blight in Downtown Hayward. Take a complementary tour of Hayward's murals to appreciate the art in person and interact with talented local artists.
Map of Hayward with images of Murals to the left

To view the artwork and their locations, join us on a virtual tour using the interactive map.
Winton Avenue Mural

Bay Area and California Artists are encouraged to participate in our open artist-all-call announcements and join our mailing list. Current projects are listed on this page, and submission criteria is made available within each announcement.
Graffiti on a a brick wall

City staff removes graffiti from municipal property, pedestrian and vehicular overpasses, BART columns, sidewalks, traffic control boxes, fire hydrants, water testing stations, and the Amtrak Station. The City appreciates reports of graffiti vandalism as soon as it occurs so prompt action can be taken.
A yellow gecko mural

The City is taking a proactive, preventive approach to help eliminate graffiti through the public mural art program. Help us combat graffiti by suggesting a location for a mural.
Contact Us

Mural Art Program
777 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

MuralArt@hayward-ca.gov

 

Infrastructure
Mural of children sitting in a duguout
Since 2009, over
200
art installations have been installed throughout the City, including murals and tile mosaics.
View images of our murals on Flickr

Hayward Mural Arts Program