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:

Originally painted in 1993 with the help of local youth. This mural was first whitewashed and then covered by a New Castle beer advertisement.Photo © Annie Sperling.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Images of African-American pride and community life, including the African continent, Martin Luther King, Jr., and other local leaders. At the time, the artist was a city youth counselor. Robert Curry with ten Locke...
South Central LA
The story of Mexican America using ancient myth and historical symbolism. This early East L.A. mural inspired many local young Chicano artists. 5 panels designed by José Reyes Meza. Prepared by Byzantine Studios of...
East LA
Artists: David Botello & Wayne Healy. Assisted by Valente Benavidez. Commissioned by the City of Santa Monica, Percent for Art Program, a Project of the Santa Monica Arts Commission.   "The SM mural required an...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
"With our thoughts, we make the world." - Buddha. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Downtown LA
Assistants: Karina P., Carlos P., Amanda M., Oscar P., Maximo G., Raul F., Diego M., Faye E., Jose Q., Steven, Elizabeth C., Ricardo O. Thanks to students of B.E.A.S.T., Los Angeles School of Social Justice, L.A. School...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Dedicated to the L.A. Marathon and to art in L.A. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
In 2011, The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (MCLA), was awarded a small grant by he Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA). MCLA used this grant towards the 2012 restoration and preservation of 1977 “Outer Space” by...
Estrada Courts
"In early January 2012 we started an evolving mural for LA Freewalls in Downtown Los Angeles on 7th & Mateo. Beginning with 'Winter' The Overthrone series has taken on a new face on the start of each season. The...
Downtown LA