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:

Densely populated with cartoon characters, aerosol cans, and images and slogans related to societal problems, religion, and commercial ads. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Northeast LA, Highland Park
The head of an African American man is the central image. The lock, key, and open book around him point to the message that education is the way to unlock a person's mind and gain happiness. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
South Central LA
Mear One's "Peace in Tibet" graffiti mural depicts an imaginary glimpse into what peace advocates, especially to the Tibetans.Seated in the middle of the mural is the present religious and former political leader of...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Large portraits of children of different nationalities, plus vignettes of life in various cultural settings.
Mid City
People working on two major local industries: movie-making and construction. This post office is on the National Register of Historic Places and has many other artistic design features. Photo © Robin Dunitz. 
Both the life-giving and the ominous aspects of energy and power. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
Religious visuals memorializing fallen gang members. Photo: © Robin Dunitz (first two) | Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt (last four)
Mid City
This mural is in Hermosa Beach, CA on the side of a large public parking structure in the heart of downtown Hermosa Beach, less than 1 block from the beach. It is the first of several historical murals planned by the...
South Bay
Gold was discovered locally in 1842. For directions to the tunnels, ask at the Nature Center. 7 Panels. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
San Fernando Valley
Environmental theme.
Mid City