Nuart Festival Eyes Aberdeen Walls for Street Art Makeover

The Nuart Aberdeen team has identified almost 50 potential locations to showcase street-art talent.

Nuart Festival Eyes Aberdeen Walls for Street Art Makeover
Calum Lasham, Olivia Skalkos and Martyn Reed pose in front of Martin Whatson’s mural on Virginia Street | Photo from Aberdeen Inspired

The Nuart Aberdeen team is gearing up for an exciting return this June. The festival has become a highlight of Aberdeen’s cultural calendar since it began in 2017. This year organisers are preparing to dazzle residents and visitors from June 6 to 9.

As reported by Aberdeen Inspired, festival manager Olivia Skalkos, curator Martyn Reed, and the team have visited Aberdeen in recent days on a city-wide search for walls. They’ve identified almost 50 potential locations for artists to showcase their street-art talent.

The anticipation is building as the festival approaches. Final selection of walls and artists, as well as the unveiling of this year’s theme, are keenly awaited. The Nuart Aberdeen festival has drawn thousands of visitors from across the world. People captivated by top-class street art and its ability to breathe new life into urban spaces. This year’s edition promises to continue this legacy. It offers a platform for both emerging and established street artists to engage with the community and leave their mark on the Granite City.

Since its arrival in Aberdeen, Nuart has not only adorned the city with stunning murals and installations, it has also fostered a deep connection between art and the public. The event’s success is a testament to the dedication of its organisers and the vibrant community that has embraced it. As excitement for the 2024 edition builds, the festival is set to once again highlight Aberdeen as a hub of creativity and innovation.

Fans of Nuart Aberdeen can look forward to the resumption of tours starting March 31. These tours offer an intimate look at the masterpieces created in previous years. Tour guides provide insight into the artists’ visions and the stories behind the murals. It’s a chance for new and seasoned followers of the festival to explore Aberdeen’s stunning public art.

You can book a spot on the next Nuart Aberdeen tour on Eventbrite.

With a fresh roster of talent ready to make their mark, Nuart Aberdeen is again ready to be a celebration of art and community.