Coast Explorer Magazine - The Explorer's Guide to the Oregon Coast and Washington Coast
Facebook Email Twitter Instagram Pinterest
Read Coastal Explorer Visit Destinations in Coastal Explorer Coastal Explorer Calendar of Events
Seaside's Big Collection of Al Fresco Art
 
A mural on the north side of the commercial building at Broadway and Holladay Drive in Seaside depicts the daily life of Clatsop and Nehalem tribes.
A mural on the north side of the commercial building at Broadway and Holladay Drive in Seaside depicts the daily life of Clatsop and Nehalem tribes.

A growing collection of downtown murals offers some great opportunities to experience Seaside history and art al fresco style.

Seaside is collecting art in a big way! A growing collection of downtown murals offers opportunities to learn a bit of Seaside's history al fresco. A 60-foot long mural depicting the daily life of Clatsop and Nehalem tribes native to the area can be seen on the north side of the large commercial building on Broadway and Holladay Drive. The famed "Daddy Train" is brought to life on a wall of the Seaside Museum on Necanicum Drive. The newest Seaside mural, a mosaic tile salmon made up of more than 34,000 tiles, was recently reconstructed at Goodman Park on 12th Avenue. Other favorite Seaside murals include a classic downtown scene of the Turnaround painted inside the Carousel Mall, and a vintage "Welcome to Seaside" postcard on the corner of Broadway and Columbia.

  • Published in: Seaside Visitor Guide Winter 2010
  • Click to see other items about: Seaside
MORE TO EXPLORE
 
With attractions and recreation opportunities galore, Seaside offers visitors more than just a day at the beach. The beach has... [read more]
During the quieter seasons of the year, Roosevelt elk that frequent the dense lower wooded slopes of the rainforest areas... [read more]
Get up and go or just relax at park and recreation areas all around Seaside. Pack a picnic or grab... [read more]
Sponsored Links
  • Seaside Activities and Attractions
    More than 20 great stores all under one roof. Ride the carousel, have an old-time...
  • Gearhart Activities and Attractions
    Oregon’s oldest golf course established in 1892 is open to the public and playable year-round...
  • Seaside Activities and Attractions
    See live exhibits featuring regional ­marine life including the Pacific ­Octopus, Wolf Eel and giant...
Subscribe
to Coast Explorer
Subscribe to Coast Explorer Magazine now and don't miss another issue featuring our beautiful photography and design, interesting feature stories and guides to coastal attractions, events, dining, shopping, arts and lodging. Annual subscriptions (3 issues) are only $15