The David Ireland House at 500 Capp Street is open for tours.

The David Ireland House at 500 Capp Street presents exhibitions and educational programs celebrating Ireland’s artistic legacy and hosts collaborative events to strengthen San Francisco’s cultural community, bringing together artists, scholars, teachers, students and the public, as Ireland’s home did during his lifetime.

Light Repair with Rico Duenas, extended to Oct 2

Duenas’ intervention at the House can be viewed Wednesday-Saturday. Lamp Repair Shop can be visited in the Garage Saturdays in September, 12-5pm.

Lamp Making Workshop

Come and tinker with us as artist and electrician Rico Duenas leads a lamp making workshop for all ages to learn the basics of putting together a lamp. SOLD OUT!

Poetry Reading with Lourdes Figueroa, Karen Llagas and friends, Sept 21

The House At Night/La Casita en la Nochecita. Tuesday, September 21. Doors open at 6:30pm. Event begins at 7pm. The poetry reading will take place outdoors on our terrace. Please dress accordingly.


A performance-based oral history project of recorded stories about David Ireland and his home at 500 Capp Street.

What We’re Up To

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.