500 Capp Street

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We are closed for a February break. Tours will restart on March 7. See you then!


February Closure

We will be closed for a February break, and re-open on March 7th, with a new schedule of tours for the spring. Contact us at visit@500cappstreet.org for more information.

Book Launch and Talk

Join us for the pop up book launch of “Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects” coupled with a talk by Marcel Pardo Ariza on their work on “Orquídeas” Read more on this link

Marcel Pardo Ariza’s: Orquídeas is running until February 17, 2024

Marcel Pardo Ariza turns 500 Capp Street into a welcoming hub for the trans community. Read more on this link

An evolving project and residency with La Pocha Nostra

Guillermo Gómez-Peña in his Casa Museo in the Mission District. Photo by Zen Cohen.

Learn more about the duets and dialogs between objects from artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s “living archives” arranged alongside the items inhabiting David Ireland’s dining room. More info here.

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Photo by Henrik Kam

Support our capacity raising efforts to ensure that 500 Capp Street remains a relevant and thought provoking space for advancing this critically important work.

Marcel Pardo Ariza featured in KQED

500 Capp Street Becomes a Trans Sanctuary in Marcel Pardo Ariza’s ‘Orquídeas’. Read more on this link

Lesdi Goussen Robleto In Conversation with Tony Labat: Reflecting on the 1980s and the Legacy of Artspace

Tony Labat, Untitled, n.d, paint on photograph

Our Collections and Archive Fellow, Lesdi Goussen Robleto in conversation with Tony Labat now live on the Cabinet!

Congratulations to the newest recipient of the 500 Capp Street Artist Residency Open Call

After receiving 570+ applications for the local, national and international artist open call, it has just been announced that yétúndé olagbaju is the 2023-2024 recipient.

Hear From our 2023-2024 Collections and Archive Fellows

Our 2023 Collections and Archive Fellows are Alexander An-Tai Hwang, and Lesdi C. Goussen Robleto. The inaugural fellowships are made possible with generous support from the Henry Luce Foundation. More info here

500 Capp Street receives prestigious grant

We are excited to announce that 500 Capp Street is a recipient of the The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts spring 2023 grant for multi-year programming!


David Ireland

1930 – 2009

American artist David Ireland is admired internationally for a diverse body of work concerned with the beauty inherent in everyday things and the making of art as a part of daily life.

The David Ireland House

David Ireland’s residence at 500 Capp Street in San Francisco’s Mission District is widely considered the centerpiece of his prolific career.