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Contribute to Glenna Avila's "L.A. Freeway Kids" Restoration

Hey Everyone! We know you love viewing the progress of our latest restoration, "LA Freeway Kids" by Glenna Avila. Now you can get involved and become part of history! Make sure what is restored today is saved for tomorrow! Click the link to learn how you can get involved today!!!

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Results of the Estria Invitation Graffiti Battle!

Congratulations to the winner of the Estria Invitation Graffiti Battle, Woier! Visit our facebook page to see additional pictures of the event!


Thank you for visiting the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles. We are currently in the process of updating our website with the latest mural news and information. Please have patience with our site as it is still under construction.

Bike Mural Tour of Highland Park

We are offering a FREE one-year MCLA membership with the purchase of a $20 mural tour. The membership includes regular invitations to mural tours as well as other events that are FREE to MCLA members.
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Josefina Quezada Memorial

The friends of Josefina Quezada invite you to come and celebrate her amazing life and legacy. Join us August 19th at The Pico House at El Pueblo Historical Monument/ Olvera Street. 424 N Main st., Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Free Legal Forum Regarding Intellectual Property Rights of Muralists

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Come and learn for free about your artist's rights and protections under VARA and CAPA laws from an intellectual property attorney. Meet us at Avenue 50 Studio, Inc. this Thursday 7/19/12 at 5:30pm!

"Mujer Del Este De Los Angeles" gets buffed

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Today, “Mujer Del Este De Los Angeles” by George Yepes was painted over. Located on the 101N freeway, near the 4th Street exit, this mural was created in 1989 as symbol of harmony between cultures. Instances like this, where lack of information about mural policy leads to destruction of historical landmarks is exactly why the new mural ordinance must be passed.

New James Haunt Mural on Washington and Hoover


Mural alert! Check out this piece by James Haunt that's being made on Washington and Hoover in Downtown LA. Next to his work in progress is a fresh piece done by UGLARworks (Evan Skrederstu. Chris Brand and Steve Martinez). Read this article for more details.

New INSA mural in L.A. Arts District

If you happen to be in the Downtown L.A. Arts District this week, you may notice that the building on the corner of S. Hewitt St. & E. 4th Pl. was just given a face lift. British street artist INSA painted three sides of the building with his signature style inspired by women's heels.

Estrada Courts Mural Tour

Fri, 06/17/2011 - 11:00


Presented at 3rd Street and Traction Avenue in the Downtown Arts District, BloomfestLA offers live indie music, local artisan wares, and good food amidst a rotating outdoor gallery of street art by renowned artists. The community event is organized in partnership with the Los Angeles River Artist & Business Association (LARABA), a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the Downtown Arts District.

Sat, 07/23/2011 - 14:00

Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle

The Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle: Los Angeles will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2011 on 110 Winston St. in front of Crewest, from 12-6pm. 12 artists will be competing for a chance to advance to the final battle in Oakland, CA this fall. In addition to the Graffiti Battle, a Black Book Battle will be happening simultaneously and will hold three categories – Youth (12-21), Adult (21+), and a Women’s only division. To participate in the Black Book Battle you must sign up the day of the event. The first 30 to sign up will receive a Crescent Graffiti Paper Sketch Pad to use in the battle, (all supplies will be provided to participants).

Sat, 08/13/2011 - 12:00

MCLA at Freedom Festival LA 2011

The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles will be hosting a table at Freedom Festival 2011, an event “showcasing music and art from some of today's most influential bands and artists…Freedom Festival 2011 is a celebration of humanity. Everyone is invited to come as you are and be proud of the unique existence that you occupy.Join MCLA in the celebration!

Sun, 09/04/2011 - 12:00

MCLA as apart of PST with CAAM

MCLA as a part of Pacific Standard Time (PST) September 29th 2011/April 1, 2012A citywide retrospective of art in Los Angeles from 1945 to 1980 – The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles is excited to partner with the California African American Museum (CAAM) for Places of Validation (POV), Art & Progression.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 18:00

MCLA Virtual Mural Tour featured in CAAM in Places of Validation, Art & Progression Exhibition-

From 1940-1980 numerous murals were created by African Americans in Los Angeles. The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (MCLA) has created a Virtual Mural Tour for the California African American Museum (CAAM) as part of the Places of Validation, Art & Progression exhibition (a Getty's PST initiative).

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 07:30

MCLA is offering a True (Buon) Fresco class!

We are offering a True (Buon) Fresco class, Saturday February 4th, 2012. There will be two sessions available, one at 2pm, and one at 6pm. Contact us a 213-291-6900, or email us at to make your reservation.

Sat, 02/04/2012 (All day)

Unveiling of "Organic Stimulus" - a mural by Ernesto de la Loza

Please join us in the unveiling of "Organic Stimulus," a mural by Ernesto de la Loza. Sunday, March 11th, 2012 at 10:00 am. The ceremony will take place in front of "Organic Stimulus," at the Estrada Courts: 3240 Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles 90023. After the ceremony, a free community art worshop will be provided by Mobile Mural Lab.

Sun, 03/11/2012 - 10:00

Siqueiros' influential mural "America Tropical", conserved by The Getty Conservation Institute, on view to the public on October 9th 2012

LOS ANGELES—América Tropical, the only surviving public mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros in the United States still in its original location, is set to open to the public on October 9, 2012, 80 years after the mural was first painted by Siqueiros.

Getty Conservation Institute conservators working on the América Tropical mural.  © J. Paul Getty Trust.

Open to view the entire press release.

Tue, 10/09/2012 - 12:00

MCLA Invites You To Happy-Hour, December 11th, 2012

MCLA invites you to our end of the year Happy-Hour celebration, December 11th at 8pm. Meet us at the Far Bar: 347 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles CA 90012 The event is open to all, and because we love you so much, the first drink is on us! We Hope to see you there!

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Tue, 12/11/2012 - 20:00

The Olympic Freeway Murals: Celebrating 30 Years

Purchase tickets for the 30th anniversary of the Olympic Freeway Murals, created as part of the Olympic Arts Festival in 1984.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 13:00