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 image is of a peccary, an ancient pig that was native to North America. Across the campus street, on the exterior of the old library building, the artist earlier did a tile mural on the history of art. Located at...
East San Gabriel Valley
One panel is of seven Plains Indian men on horseback. The other is a procession of diversly attired people walking along a figurative timeline from an old California mission toward the Los Angeles City Hall (just...
Head of a Native American wearing a large headdress. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Profile of a Native American wearing a headdress, plus birds and dancers. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Mexican Street Scene. located at Casa Carnitas Mexican Restaurant. Photo © Robin Dunitz. 
Mid City
Senior couple posing in front of a park-like landscape. Around them are other people involved in recreational activities. Sponsored and Commissioned by SPARC. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
San Fernando Valley
Hand signal in style of art found in Dr. Strange comics. 
San Fernando Valley
Bill Butler and local youth. Gravestones, crosses, and the names of youth killed in gang violence are major ingredients of this mural. It was originally put up as a memorial, and over the years many additional names...
Northeast LA, Highland Park
Designed by Susan Hertel, executed by Dennis O'Connor Mosaics. Spanish/Mexican rider on horseback, and Mission San Gabriel. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Designed by Millard Sheets, executed by Denis O'Connor. Sheets deigned the whole building. The mural illustrates three episodes of Shakespeare and is set around the main entrance of the theater. On the left is "...
East San Gabriel Valley