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The Olympic Freeway Murals: Celebrating 30 Years

The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles presents the 30th anniversary of the Olympic Freeway Murals, created as part of the Olympic Arts Festival in 1984. Honoring the ten Olympic muralists  and MCLA's restoration of these historic murals, the event will bring together the artists, politial leaders and athletes and leaders from the Los Angeles Olympic community.

Date: 
Sun, 08/24/2014 - 13:00

Indian Alley Winston Street Mural Tour

Join us on Saturday September 6th in Downtown LA at 11:00am for a tour of the Winston St. alley murals.  We will be discussing the history behind WInston St. along with the past and present work in the alley.  This alley has been an integral part of the Native American community in Los Angeles and we will also have the participating artists present to discuss their work.

Date: 
Sat, 09/06/2014 - 11:00

"Nelson Mandela," by Kent Twitchell on The Berlin Wall Monument (5900 Wilshire)...

"Nelson Mandela," by Kent Twitchell on The Berlin Wall Monument (5900 Wilshire), hand drawn with soft B graphite pencils!

Check out the official 1984 Olympic Jacket as modeled by Mr. "Cool" Twitchell in...

Check out the official 1984 Olympic Jacket as modeled by Mr. "Cool" Twitchell in preparation for MCLA's August 24 fundraiser at the historic Pico House celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Olympic Freeway Murals and their restorations. Save the date, details to follow soon!


Kent Twitchell & the official 1984 Olympic Jacket!
Check out the official 1984 Olympic Jacket as modeled by Mr. "Cool" @[100000614133940:2048:Twitchell] in preparation for MCLA's August 24 fundraiser at the historic Pico House celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Olympic Freeway Murals and their restorations. Save the date, details to follow soon!

The wonderful Inner City Youth Orchestra performed during Kent Twitchell's "Nels...

The wonderful Inner City Youth Orchestra performed during Kent Twitchell's "Nelson Mandela" unveiling.

Photo LATimes, pg AA3 (7/19/14)


Nelson Mandela at the Berlin Wall by Kent Twitchell

City Councilman Tom LaBonge declared July 18 "Nelson Mandela Day", and a host of...

City Councilman Tom LaBonge declared July 18 "Nelson Mandela Day", and a host of civic and community leaders joined to commemorate his honor.

Muralist Kent Twitchell by his "Nelson Mandela "Portrait" at 5900 Wilshire Blvd. with Councilmember Tom LaBonge

Photo © 2014 Isabel Rojas-Williams


Nelson Mandela at the Berlin Wall by Kent Twitchell

Kent Twitchell at the The Berlin Wall (Los Angeles) by his portraits of Presiden...

Kent Twitchell at the The Berlin Wall (Los Angeles) by his portraits of President Kennedy & President Ronald Reagan. Twitchell's portrait of Nelson Mandela on the Wall was unveiled today.

Photo © 2014 Isabel Rojas-Williams


Nelson Mandela at the Berlin Wall by Kent Twitchell

Kent Twitchell at the unveiling of his Nelson Mandela mural at the The Berlin Wa...

Kent Twitchell at the unveiling of his Nelson Mandela mural at the The Berlin Wall (Los Angeles).

L-R:
Justin Jampol (Wende Museum), City Attorney Mike Feuer, Congresswoman Diane Watson, Nana Magomola, Muralist Kent Twitchell, Councilmember Tom LaBonge, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Councilmember Curren Price, Gaby Magomola, Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer, Ambassador Sidney Williams, Kamilla Blanche (Deputy of Arts & Culture-CD4)

Photo © 2014 Isabel Rojas-Williams


Nelson Mandela at the Berlin Wall by Kent Twitchell

When you want to leave a lasting legacy, working with the community and the city...

When you want to leave a lasting legacy, working with the community and the city is a must! Kristy Sandoval thinks "community collaboration is essential, and she's willing to let go of her personal style in the interest of that." One of Sandoval's murals, (per DCA) was the first legal mural registered with the City of L.A. since the mural ordinance passed in 2013.=

Kristy Sandoval Art

We are all invited to the unveiling of renowned muralist, Kent Twitchelll’s port...

We are all invited to the unveiling of renowned muralist, Kent Twitchelll’s portrait of Nelson Mandela on the Berlin Wall Monument.

WHEN: 9:30AM, Friday, July 18, 2014
WHERE: Berlin Wall Monument
5900 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA