Corpus Christi, Texas – September 1, 2021 – In an effort to highlight the vast diversity of the local art scene, Visit Corpus Christi has rolled out the “Mural and ArtTrail Pass,” featuring a plethora of picture-perfect murals and unique photo spots.
The Mural and Art Trail is a collection of various murals and art pieces, painted and made by various local artists each with a distinctive style. Offered as a free pass on the Visit Corpus Christi website, visitors and local consumers can take a free self-guided outdoor art tour of Corpus Christi, Texas!
After obtaining the pass, it is instantly delivered to the purchaser’s phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately. When visiting a participating mural or art spot, consumers simply checking via GPS on their phone and must be within .25 miles of the location. Additionally, when checking into The Visitor Info Center, participants can earn a free sticker, and when checking into the art center, they can also earn a free public art collection book. Participants can also tag @visitcorpuschristi on social media and use #CCME for an opportunity to be featured on Visit Corpus Christi’s social media and website.
“Culture is what defines a city and exploring the arts in your hometown or while traveling is a great way to fully experience the make-up of a community. The Art Museum of South Texas knows the value of public art for our locals and visitors, and we are thrilled to be a part of the Corpus Christi Mural and Art Trail. We can’t wait to provide free admission to these brave art explorers!” said Sara Sells Morgan, director of the Art Museum of South Texas, who has partnered with Visit Corpus Christi to provide a free entry to the Art Museum of South Texas for every person who completes the trail.
The pass is the result of a partnership with Bandwango and Visit Corpus Christi’s commitment to create unique experiences for visitors to enjoy. Bandwango is a travel technology platform that creates access to places and experiences for both visitors and locals to enjoy. “Almost nothing is more Instagrammable than a mural, but there’s more to public art than just likes! We really wanted to showcase our destination as the Gulf Coast Capital through the city of Corpus Christi’s vast public art collection and murals that really tell the story of who we are. By packaging all these unique stops in one pass, visitors and locals alike will be able to really get out and explore the city beyond the beaches,” said Meredith Darden, vice president of experience at Visit Corpus Christi.
For more information about the Mural and Art TrailPass, visit: https://www.visitcorpuschristitx.org/art-trail/
ABOUT VISIT CORPUS CHRISTI
Visit Corpus Christi is a 501c6 Destination Management Organization contracted by the city of Corpus Christi with a mission to create a better community by sharing Corpus Christi with the world. The organization is primarily funded through Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) paid by visitors while staying overnight in hotels and short-term rentals. Visit Corpus Christi also has a non-profit foundation that supports the hospitality and tourism industry via education programs, raising and providing funding to individuals and businesses during times of need through the Visit CC Cares program. For more information, visit www.visitcorpuschristitx.org.