2022 Traffic Box Art Wrap in DC

In a new initiative to bring colorful artwork to the streets of the Southwest, artists created unique designs to decorate traffic control boxes throughout the neighborhood. This project seeks to beautify our city by incorporating art, color, and creativity into our urban landscape.


Kaleidoscopes evoke feelings of nostalgia and wonder. The Metro ceilings, like kaleidoscopes, have a mesmerizing, otherworldly quality that can entrance you. This artwork invites you to see the world through a child's eyes — finding amazement and beauty in the most unexpected places.

Location: 3rd St. SW & D St. SW (Federal Center Metro Station)