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:

The artist wanted to visualize the power of art in bringing culture to dry/void areas of society. The concept for this mural was made up at the location. Featured is Che Guevara, and was partially inspired by Carlos...
Ramona Gardens
A portrait memorializing a cat called Room 8. She was named after the classroom where she spent her weekdays for more than 16 school years, beginning in 1952. When she died in 1968, people in the neighborhood began...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Photo © Isabel Rojas-Williams
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Photo © Robin Dunitz.
South Central LA
Hugo Ballin, assisted by Robert Woolsey, Charles Jorgenson, and Don Smith. Sponsored and Commissioned by Public Works of Art Project/SERA/FERA. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Painted by Mark Bowerman and Jo Bowerman. People running, their forms sparingly defined with calligraphic lines. Restored in 1990 by MCLA. Photo © Mark Bowerman.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
the 50-year history of the union from its beginnings to the present, showcasing past and current union leaders as well as workers in hospitals, groceries, and the meat industry. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Mid City