Discover street art in Ajo, Arizona
By Cindy Carlsson
The exuberant street art in Ajo, Arizona is a bold and colorful sign of this old mining town’s artistic rebirth.
Lively street art in the heart of Ajo
Arizona’s southern borderland can seem like a desolate place, but a group of artists and community activists in Ajo are proving that art can thrive in this often overlooked region of the Sonoran Desert.
Murals bold enough to stop traffic
Visitors driving through Ajo, Arizona, on their way to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument might not notice the beautiful Spanish Colonial plaza that forms the heart of downtown. However, they are unlikely to miss the town’s street art.
There’s nothing timid about these murals. They are big and bold. Many are bright colors. And many carry strong messages about life along the border.