Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

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MCLA maintains a FREE database of Los Angeles' Mural History linking artists, murals and neighborhoods. The foundation of this database was shaped by Robin Dunitz' book "Street Gallery", the first true compilation of Los Angeles public murals. The MCLA website allows submissions of murals created recently in Los Angeles, forming an ever growing archive joining the historic with the new.

To email your submissions, please send high resolution digital images along with the name of artist(s), location, year size and medium to:

An elderly woman pulling a cart of groceries is the central image in this commentary on Venice's continuing transformation as a community. Ahead of her, three young women in the modest swimming attire of an earlier era-...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
East Los Streetscapers: Wayne Healy and David Botello). This was the Streetscapers' first collaborative project (not counting their 3rd grade dinosaur mural). The concept of depicting hundred of years of Chicano history...
East LA
In traditional Chinese culture seeing a dragon is a blessing. Here he is chasing a fire ball, which represents the raw power and energy of the universe. Restored during the 1970s and again in 1984 by Fu-Ding Cheng....
Downtown LA
Hector Rios with local youth. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
San Fernando Valley
Celebrates the golden age of Mexican cinema with Fernando Soler; La tía de las muchachas, Enrique Herrera; Enamorada, Maria Felix; Lupe Velez; La Verd... Des...; Hoy en el palacio. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
This mural honors the one hundred-year history of African American firefighters in Los Angeles's fire service. Welcoming the community with an image of two full uniform firefighters next to the entrance of the African...
Downtown LA
CSULB Mural Painting Class under the guidance of professor Jen Grey Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
A homage to the citrus industry that used to be in La Verne. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
East San Gabriel Valley
A view from the ground, looking up at the dontown high-rises and the sky. Metro rail portal ceiling. 6 panels. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Downtown LA
Artist: Frank Bowers and Arthur Prunier VIgnettes of daily life in suburbia, one focusing on work and school while the other depicts families enjoying leisure time. Two panels. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
South Central LA