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 murals were inspired by the nearby communities, which are a meeting of worlds and cultures. The Central and South American peoples here create new homes while transforming Los Angeles. The titles come from the...
Mid City
Gil Hernandez. Bathers with their feet projecting forward á la Mexican master muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros (whose portrait is in the mural). Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Estrada Courts
Armenian history and culture. Sponsored and commissioned by Social and Public Art Resource Center. Photo © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Artists: Isabel Mora, Jerry Rodriguez, and Andy Ledesma. Divided into three distinct views of religious significance. The middle scene depicts Jesus Christ falling as he carried the cross. The scene also shows the grief...
Northeast LA, Highland Park
3 panels. Title: The Three Laws (Las Tres Leyes). Artist: Roberto Rubalcava and Ernesto de la Loza with local youth. A triptych: the law of the street, the law of the land, and the Divine Law. The artists interacted...
San Fernando Valley
Vignettes of four brides in different wedding scenarios. Photo © Grace Lane Gallery.
Downtown LA
Done in honor of the 500-year anniversary of the meeting of the old and new worlds and cultures. Shown are native plants of the Americas using Aztec and Mayan symbols, Chumash astrological imagery, and a western...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
One of the best-known extant examples of early local street art. Done at the site where Herrón's younger brother was stabbed by local gang members, the image show two youths with cracked heads coming through the...
East LA
Title: Muro que Habla, Canta y Grita (“The Wall That Speak, Sings, and Shouts”). Photo: © Stephen L. Williams 2011
East LA
Fifteen young art students, all life-size, stand looking out at the viewer on an east-facing wall below Junior Art Gallery. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park