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:

Portrait of Jean-Micheal Basquiat. Sponsored and commissioned by Brandedarts. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
In order shown: Photo © Adam "Codak" Smith. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt (last two)
Northeast LA, Highland Park
A Chicano worker stands enslaved by modern technology while his family watches television, mesmerized by images of sex, violence, and patriotism. In the center, a young boy sits reading about Mexican history. Behind him...
East LA
Commissioned by Department of Cultural Affairs. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
South Central LA
(Remembrances of Yesterday, Dreams of Tomorrow) The central image is that of La Reina de Los Angeles (the Queen of the Angels), the patroness of the city. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Downtown LA
Blends images of family unity and traditional Korean roots of origin with images of African American and Latino/a youth. Sponsored and commissioned by SPARC. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Mid City
Photo © Hanh Nguyen
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
"This mural was originally funded by the Los Angeles Conservation Corp and the Cesar Chavez Foundation. The intent of the mural was to educate the community of the cultural significance of Cesar Chavez, this was after...
East LA
Los Angeles Fire Department, Fire Station #83, exterior. Photo: © John Wehrle
San Fernando Valley
"Dedicated to a greater sensitivity, understanding and compassion of law enforcement representatives towards La Raza throughout Aztlan." Assistants: Pedro Pelayo and Arnold Ramirez. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA