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:

Each student chose then painted a favorite storybook character. This was the first year of the private school's artist-in-residence program. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
San Fernando Valley
Lokrantz and Tri-C Program students, supervised by Bernard Hoyes. A group of students holding up a school banner. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
San Fernando Valley
Actor Edward James Olmos with Teacher Jaime Escalante. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Mid City
James Doolin assisted by James Feruzzi and Myles Jamieson. A grand look at our sprawling metropolis at different stages of its development. The yaer 1870, depicted in the large central panel, was soon after the arrival...
Downtown LA
Ernesto de la Loza was the lead artist. Assisted by local youth. The first mural painted at Estrada Courts in ten years, it portrays (from left to right) Cesar Chavez, Emiliano Zapata, Pancho Villa, and the Spanish...
Estrada Courts
Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams 2011
Downtown LA
Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Downtown LA
3' x 3' concrete blocks (trompe l'oeil of Olympic monograms). Superimposed over them is a computer graphic-style screen with wrestlers competing, and helicopters spraying Malathion over La Placita in Olvera Street....
Downtown LA