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.


Libby Black: The Way Things Also Are

September 10-October 8

Featuring works by Maryam Safanasab, AJ Serrano, and Nicole Shaffer

Archival Update

An update on the work we are doing to acknowledge, question, and decolonize aspects of our archive, beginning with a study of the dining room at The David Ireland House.

Join 500 Capp Street for our inaugural

Benefit Auction Party

October 13, 6:30-10:00 pm

Featuring special performances, culinary delights, drinks, and a silent and live auction

The Return of Broom Collection with Boom

One of David Ireland’s most recognized assemblage pieces, Broom Collection with Boom, is back on view in the House


What We’re Up To

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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.