POW! WOW! Long Beach

POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – The reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW! WOW!, a gathering that celebrates culture, music and art. POW! WOW! Long Beach is a week-long, city-wide event and is part of a worldwide series of street art events, which since 2010 has brought murals to public spaces in cities like Honolulu, Seoul, Washington DC, Taipei and Tokyo.

When Is POW! WOW! 2021?

POW! WOW! 2021 takes place September 28-October 5, making its long awaited return and bringing artists together from all over the globe to take over the city. This year’s bonus feature is the concurrent launch of Art Renzei, an imaginative, contemporary multimedia arts festival woven along Long Beach’s diverse coastline. Click here to view the festival passport, including mural and art locations, popups and events, and more!

Where can I find Long Beach Murals?

In the past 3 years, Pow! Wow! Long Beach has executed murals in over 40 square miles throughout the city, from South Street to Ocean Boulevard, creating a walkable, bikeable public art experience unlike anything else in the country. You can learn more about the event and Long Beach murals here. Explore Long Beach's many vibrant murals with this helpful map.