Let’s paint this town together

Mission Statement
The Manteca Mural Society will use visual arts:

  • To build community pride
  • To build a cultural bridge between the past, present, and future
  • To revitalize, improve, and enhance the Manteca economy
  • To promote tourism




Mural – in – a – Weekend 2018

Saturday, October 6th & Sunday, October 7th, East-facing wall of Spin Cycle Laundry (faces parking lot) Located at 161 East Yosemite Avenue In celebration of Manteca’s Centennial our theme is;
“Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad” The true “final spike” in the Transcontinental Railroad
was right here at Mossdale Crossing on September 8, 1869. You’ll have the opportunity to work with Master Artist Dave Gordon who painted our first mural “Crossroads” and has acted as
designer and coordinator of our Mural-in-a-Weekend Projects. Please join us and help us create this Historic Mural. Click here to know more about Mossdale Bridge Mural.

Mural in a Weekend Signup

Interested people can check our website at for an on-line sign up form or on Facebook go to Manteca Murals or call Gayl Wilson at (209) 483-8187.

If you would like to donate to this project to help with our funding, press here Donate Now .


This is a high speed time lapse of the dedication ceremony of “Welcome Home Warriors,” a public art mural honoring Vietnam War Veterans and the fallen, and is an original work commissioned and owned by the Manteca Mural Society. Designed, painted, and filmed by Larger Than Life Murals, Artists: Echo Westover and Linda Shrader. The 16′ by 20′ mural was unveiled and dedicated to a crowd of 500+ attendees, on the corner of W Yosemite Ave and S Main St, Manteca,

Artists Echo Westover and Linda Shrader answered an international call-for-artists, and were awarded the commission to paint a mural honoring the veterans and the fallen of the Vietnam War. “Welcome Home Warriors” was titled by Ron G. Cruz, Army, Vietnam Combat Veteran, and is an original work commissioned and owned by the Manteca Mural Society, Manteca, CA.

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This video is just over 5 minutes of highlights from the 1.5 hour Welcome Home Warriors Mural dedication ceremony. 500+ attended including many Vietnam Vets and honored guests. The 16′ x 20′ mural was designed and painted by Echo Westover and Linda Shrader, in the artist’s Yucca Valley studio, and installed on site in Manteca. See our Vietnam Mural Installation High Speed Time Lapse video or the Mural Installation Slideshow for more! We were truly honored to be a part of this amazing mural project. Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. Welcome Home Warriors Mural is an original work commissioned and owned by the Manteca Mural Society, Manteca, CA. All reference images were either verified to be in the public domain, used with explicit permission, or were appropriately licensed.


May 11, 2017: Manteca Mural Society  featured in ABC10 News. Interviewed by Kurt Rivera


It takes a dedicated team to build a better community through art, and we’d love to have you on board. Whether you offer your time, talent or financial contributions, you will make a difference!