Ave Maria Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah

“Ave Maria” (also known as “The Madonna Mural”) is a mural in Salt Lake City, Utah. Standing at around 44-feet tall, the giant artwork was created by artists El Mac & Retna in November 2009.

Ave Maria Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah | Salt Lake City Murals in Utah | Street Art

The Salt Lake City street art portrays a giant painting of The Virgin Mary with a glowing sacred heart against a colorful backdrop. In a halo around her head are Latin words from the “Hail Mary” prayer. The painting lives above Este Pizzeria and celebrates the neighborhood’s Hispanic influence.

Ave Maria Mural in Salt Lake City, Utah | Salt Lake City Murals in Utah | Street Art

Also pictured here is another Salt Lake City mural: The Elk by Ben Wiemeyer (Gallenson’s, 166 E. 200 South). And these are just some of the many pieces of street art that you can find Salt Lake City, Utah. While you’re in town and looking for Utah roadside attractions, be sure to take a walking tour and also check out the following:


Ave Maria Mural

El Mac & Retna (Miles MacGregor and Marquis Lewis)
Address: 156 E. 200 S., Salt Lake City, UT
Hours: Always Visible
Cost: Free to See


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“Ave Maria” (“The Madonna Mural”) is a mural in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 44-foot tall artwork was created by artists El Mac & Retna in 2009.

VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!