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:

Painted for the owner of Barger Harley Davidson.  She wanted her dog and cat in the mural as well as the feel of being on the open road. Restored in 2002 by Nathan Zackheim. Images and information courtesy of Roger...
San Fernando Valley
These six panels reflect the historical, cultural, and natural elements of the Long Beach area. San Pedro Bay, discovered in 1542 by Joao Rodriquez Cabrilho, a native of Portugal serving the Spanish crown under Fernando...
Long Beach
This mural was restored in 2013 by Patrick Henry Johnson. The restoration was facilitated by Rev. Leonardo V. Wilborn, Pastor of the Wesley United Methodist Church, which is the oldest African American Methodist Church...
South Central LA
    Beautifully Destroyed is a series of site-specific works; of the commissioned pieces, this is one of three that are on large walls, the others are in Miami and Santa Monica. 17 Other manifestations include...
Downtown LA
Children reading and watching civil rights marches of the late 1960's on television. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
World Cup Soccer. Assisted by Cindy Scheckel. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Northeast LA, Highland Park
Various Artists (George Combs, Alonzo Davis, Lester Gones, Mark Steven Greenfield, David Hammons, Ulysses Jenkins, Joseph Sims, Kinshasha Conwill, Roland Welton, & Timothy Washington) Photo: © Robin Dunitz
South Central LA
Artists: David Mosley, Eddie Or, Norman Maxwell, Micheal McKenzie & Marvin Hunt. The concept was the idea of Vietnam vet and neighborhood activist Gus Harris. Remembering how little he learned in school about...
Mid City
"Blessed are the Meek" is a collaboration between El Mac, Retna and Estevan Oriol. Painted at the Jonah Project where the people of downtown find comfort and a place to worship. Portrait of "Slim" done by El Mac in...
Downtown LA
Commemorates the Blessing of the Animals, an ancient ceremony that has been performed on Olvera Street since the 1780s, becoming an annual event in 1938. Sponsored and commissioned by Filippa Pollia Foundation. Photos 1...
Downtown LA