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: murals@muralconservancy.org

John Carlos De Luna assisted by John Garcia. We were so moved by the book ban in Arizona that as a personal protest we moved immediately to talk to the issues as artist. The mural with it’s floating crystal ball and the...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
TV sets thrashing in turbulent waters, signifying the tense dynamic between nature and technology. On a side panel a poor woman searches among the TVs for a sign of hope. 3 panels. Sponsored and commissioned by SPARC....
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Dedicated to the pioneering spirit of early Japanese Immigrants, the mural includes eight historical photographs depicting their lives, struggles, and achievements. Four are images of the World War II internment camps...
Downtown LA
Covers approximately 1850-1949. With less focus on individual heroes. Depicts gold miners, Boulder Dam construction workers, Pony Express riders, etc.Restored in 1985 by Richard Wyatt, because the paint was cracking. In...
South Central LA
 A mural project of the Youth Leadership Council of Chinatown and Lincoln Heights in conjunction with Steven Wong. Dedicated to the diverse community of Chinatown. made possible with the help of Chinatown Service Center...
Downtown LA
The mural, entitled Short Stories, depicts the ethnic diversity of the past and present of the Florence Firestone community and features landmarks from the community and local plant and animal life. To produce the mural...
South Central LA
A series of placards with different environmental and peace messages. Student volunteers under the supervision of teacher Mila Castro. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Margaret Garcia, assisted by five deaf  youth. A deaf girl signs the word "hope." Done in honor of the World Game for the Deaf. The artist has a deaf niece and knows some sign language. Photo © Rich Puchalsky.
Downtown LA
Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
A giant hand holds a board on which sits the home of the creator of the Watts Towers, the Towers themselves, the homes of a few neighbors, and an old Red Line streetcar.
South Central LA

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