Mobile, Alabama: Oyster Shell Community Art Project

Mobile had artists illustrate otherwise identical oyster shell sculptures as part of a 2013 community art project.
Address:
Dauphin St. and Elsewhere, Mobile, AL
Directions:
In various spots along Dauphin St. and other public walks downtown. Map at www.theoystertrail.com
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Oyster art.

Oyster Shell Community Art Project

The oyster shells are sculptures on street corners. Not worth going out of your way for but cool looking if you're in the area.

[Jake, 12/13/2018]

Oyster sculpture.

Mobile On The Half Shell

Oversized oyster shell depicting famous Alabama culture.

[Paul, 07/22/2014]

A 2013 Community Art "treasure hunt" project -- more than a dozen identical oyster statues were illustrated by local artists and sponsored by businesses. Map at www.theoystertrail.com. We are told by the helpful Oyster Trail Map that Mobile has been called "The Big Oyster."

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