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:

Local people at work. 2 panels. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
South Central LA
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Children romping. Located in sight of the Children's Museum.The girls featured in the mural are named Misty, Yuriko, and Jennifer. "Margaret Garcia worked on the oldest girl, Misty, who is African-American.  John...
Downtown LA
Marathon runners in a photo-realist style. This mural was formerly on the San Diego Fwy (405) North, just past the Century Boulevard exit in Inglewood. It was reocated and restored in late 2006 onto southbound side of 5...
Northeast LA, Highland Park
From inside the LA River showing Beacon Hill and the river from up north to the Glendale and Hyperion Bridges. With several Great Blue Herons and Greater Egret, plus other birds, and a fish stuck in low water, plus...
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Los Four (designed by Carlos Almaraz) Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Ramona Gardens
Ritchie Valens. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
San Fernando Valley
La Doliente de Hidalgo (the Sorrow of Father Hidalgo). Originally from Spain, Father Miguel Hidalgo was a leader of the Mexican independence movement. 3 panels. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA
Roberto Chavez with students from East Los Angeles College. 2 panels. Festive party with music and skeletons (calaveras). Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Estrada Courts
Werc + Gera + J.C. + Contra. A woman, depicted as mother earth, holds a dying soldier as his spirit leaves his body and returns to the elements. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Downtown LA