Mocksville Mural

Downtown Mocksville’s Distinctive Art Delights Residents and Visitors Alike


Although many would say they enjoy reflecting on pieces of artwork, few people find themselves at an art exhibition or gallery to do so. Luckily, in Downtown Mocksville, the artwork makes its way to you. Murals and art around town evoke thoughts and feelings of home for those who take the time to give them more than just a glance passing by. The Running of the Horses If you’ve ever taken a drive down E. Depot Street, or a walk down Main, it is impossible to miss “The Running Of The Horses,” a historic piece with a bright color palette. The [...]

Downtown Mocksville’s Distinctive Art Delights Residents and Visitors Alike2021-10-07T15:28:02-04:00

Mocksville Mural Draws Positive Attention


Mocksville’s downtown mural is accomplishing what it was commissioned to do -- attract attention to downtown Mocksville. “The Running of the Horses” became an official Pokestop in the “Pokémon GO” mobile game in December. This month it is featured in the February issue of The Destination Magazine. “Destination is a monthly publication with over 4.5 million readers annually. That is quite an IMPACT!,” said Mocksville Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon. “With that in mind, the story will attract this audience to read the history of this small Town PLUS enjoy the artistic flair of this mural.  Hopefully, this mural and the [...]

Mocksville Mural Draws Positive Attention2021-02-04T09:30:15-05:00

The Running of the Horses Mural Depicts the Vibrant History of Mocksville


Heading south on Main Street or east on Depot Street in downtown Mocksville, you can’t miss “The Running of the Horses,” the new, brightly colored mural adorning the side of the law offices of Martin & Van Hoy in Court Square. Municipalities across the country are investing in murals to beautify their downtowns, attract visitors, which increases dollars spent in the community, and boost community spirit. Mocksville is no exception. Commissioned by Mocksville Tourism, in partnership with Davie County Tourism, the 1200 sq ft mural, which took five weeks to complete, is a step forward for East Depot revitalization, [...]

The Running of the Horses Mural Depicts the Vibrant History of Mocksville2020-12-18T17:36:38-05:00
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