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  • Bossier City's Downtown Murals

    Five murals within six blocks of Barksdale Boulevard. The most dominant is the Live Oak Avenue mural by Merlin Buddy West and Abby Kent which depicts the beautiful, traditional Southern plantation.
    630 Barksdale Blvd.
    Bossier City, LA 71111
    (318) 741-8310
    (318) 741-8312
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  • Elvis Presley Statue

    A Bronze statue of Elvis Presley stands tall in front of the Municipal Auditorium where the king of rock `n' roll performed on the Louisiana Hayride for the first time in October 1954.
    705 Elvis Presley Ave
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 220-9434
  • Four Permanent Art Islands

    A variety of sculptural approaches by local artists to symbolize community heritage are located on Texas Street in downtown Shreveport. There is a statue of Huddie Ledbetter, Past/Present, Quilt Kiosk and Oil and Gas sculpture. A mural on the outside wall the Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist building at the corner of Spring and Crockett Street depicts some of the activities the bureau staff promotes.
    Texas Street Downtown
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 673-6500
    (318) 673-6515
    (318) 673-6504
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  • Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter Statue

    Huddie Ledbetter, better known to the music world as “Lead Belly” was from Mooringsport, La. and was accomplished musician. He could play the guitar, the accordion, mandolin and piano. His music still has a great influence on some of the greatest artists of today. There is a statue of him located on Texas Street in downtown Shreveport.

    416 Texas Ave
    Shreveport, LA 71101
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  • James Burton Statue

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist James Burton's likeness is cast in bronze in front of the Municipal Auditorium. Burton wrote and played the famous guitar licks on Dale Hawkins' "Susie Q" and played lead guitar for Elvis, Ricky Nelson, and legendary artists.
    705 Elvis Presley Ave
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 220-9434
    (318) 670-5352
    (318) 841-4203
  • Louisiana Purchase Plaza

    Public art initiative to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial. Artwork focuses on the distinct cultures that helped to define Northwest Louisiana.
    580 Commerce St
    Shreveport, LA 71101
  • Once in a Millennium Moon Mega Mural

    One of the nation's largest public arts mural it covers 25,000 square feet on the AT&T building. Visible from I-20, the mural is a unique and monumental time capsule capturing the people of Shreveport, their treasures, tragedies, and triumphs. Cotton Street and Marshall Street.
    Cotton St. and Marshall St.
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 673-6500
    (318) 673-6515
  • Three Major Sculptures

    Check out Dignitas on Benton Road, Three Fold Unity on Barksdale Boulvard, and Red River Blues on Arthur Ray Teague Parkway.

    630 Barksdale Blvd
    Bossier City, LA 71111
    (318) 741-8310
    (318) 741-8312
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