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:

A collage of current and historical images of life on the beach in Santa Monica, to bring the beach experience up into downtown Santa Monica. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Frank Romero assisted by Leo Limón. Photo: © Rich Pucholsky
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
John 'Zender' Estrada and Duke, assisted by students at Virgil and Le Conte Junior High Schools. Environmental mural targeting air pollution and the garbage crisis with the message, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle." Photo ©...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
I wanted to paint this to help bring awareness to the plight of these Asian apes and the hard work and determination of everyone at the Gibbon Conservation Center. It is absolutely amazing that this sanctuary has...
San Fernando Valley
Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Downtown LA
Suzanne Miller, assisted by Bessie Peirce Heller. From left to right: Panel 1: 'Hiawatha' (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow); Panel 2: 'The Faerie Queene' (Edmund Spenser); Panel 3: 'Pilgrim's...
Long Beach
The school as it might have looked during pre-historic times (students riding a dinosaur and the school building in a cave), as it is today, and as it might appear in the future (students arriving at school in a...
Mid City
Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library. Levitating scribes figures carry letters and assemble quotes about reading and libraries. Quotes run the gamut from Franz Kafka to Groucho Marx. (A man's best friend outside his...
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Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
A boy sits and reads with the ocean behind him. Painted with student volunteers. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice