Georgetown Street Art

We couldn’t resist sharing some of the beautiful murals & caricatures, with anecdotal descriptions, on the buildings of old town. Graffiti has become all the rage in Georgetown, after a Lithuanian artist painted several whimsical murals of the inner city life as part of a 2012 festival. Since then, many more wall paintings have popped up around the city. Wire art has also been widely installed by the heritage board, commemorating bits & pieces of Penang history with humourous quotes.

Map in hand, it was like a scavenger hunt tracking down the murals & wire art. There are over 20 murals painted on the buildings; iron caricatures number well over 50, unfortunately we found only a small percentage of them.

Hope you enjoy these images as much as we do  – we had so much fun finding & photographing them.

Author: Theresa & Bob

We love to wander, aimlessly at times it seems, and will keep moving as far and as long as we can. Serendipity has provided many wonders along the way, when least expected, and we love the anticipation of the 'next great find' just around the corner.

2 thoughts on “Georgetown Street Art”

  1. These are great!! We have seen some of them – our son was there two years ago. I can just see you guys walking around with your map hunting the murals down!! You did well!

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