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:

2 pillars. Photo: © Chor Boogie
Downtown LA
The centerpiece is an old sailing ship with billowing sails. The young teenage artists were comparing life to a treasure hunt. In order shown: Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams | Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Estrada Courts
Photo © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Downtown LA
"The title of the mural is 'Of Our Youth', and it's on La Cienega between Washington and Jefferson, on the side of the Graphaids art supply store. This mural was inspired by the time we spent in Skid Row painting our...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Ofrenda Maya I (Mayan Offering), a glazed ceramic tile mural, is set into the exterior wall next to the City Terrace Library’s entrance.  It measures 9’ h x 12’ w and depicts two Mayan warriors kneeling on either side...
East LA
Ofrenda Maya II (Mayan Offering II). This is a portion of an entire wall (50' x 150'). The image depicts a Mayan warrior extending his arms in the form of an offering of his new son as his wife looks on....
East LA
Addresses the ecological problems and consequences of oil, a resource that was crucial in the development of Long Beach. Just around the corner of the wall is a smaller painting of a cactus growing from a heart and...
Long Beach
Memorial to those killed during the 1976 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, and in Mexico City in 1968. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Estrada Courts
Restored by MCLA in 2013. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
San Fernando Valley
Collaboration between UTI Crew (Nuke, Swan, Petal, Axa, Back, & Fear) and French artist MTO. Photo © Isabel Rojas-Williams | Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Downtown LA