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:

Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
This was the artist's first solo mural. Four homeboys on a front porch are flanked by ghostly images of their cultural ancestors-Azteca, conquistador, and mestizo. Restored by MCLA in 1997. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Ramona Gardens
Sponsored and commissioned by Brandedarts and Labasse Projects. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Four thousand years of Filipino and Filipino-American history. The design is divided into two parts. The first half is historical, leading up to the awakening of Filipino national and political consciousness. The second...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
2 panels. Charles "Cat" Felix with Los Niños del Mundo (Kids of the World) Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Estrada Courts
A montage of events in the history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the country's oldest black denomination, and of the First A.M.E., the oldest African American congregation in Los Angeles. In the upper left...
South Central LA
The broad strokes found in this tribute to L.A.'s car culture were accomplished by the artist's use of a broom instead of a brush. Restored by MCLA in 1991 and 2013. 2013 restoration made possible by donations from the...
Downtown LA
Hui-Xiang Xiao, assisted by José Torres, Patricia Mclaughlin, Syou-Ding Chiou, Zhang Fang, Jian Wen Ma, and Myron Chew. Chinese youth, led by the mythological phoenix, move toward a future of peace, happiness, and...
East LA
Chor Boogie with Cryptik. Photo: © Chor Boogie.
Downtown LA
Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Downtown LA