The David Ireland House at 500 Capp Street is now open to the public.

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.


A solo exhibition by Bay Area artist David Wilson developed over 4 months in residency at The David Ireland House in 2021. Wilson imbues a generosity of his process by making space for others to be creative through his invitations of maps and imprints.

Read a thank you letter to our founder Carlie Wilmans

From our board chairman Jock Reynolds, 13 years ago, Carlie Wilmans purchased The David Ireland House at 500 Capp Street with a bold vision to create a venue for the preservation and study of the artist’s work. Today, we express our profound gratitude to Wilmans as she steps down from the Board of Trustees after so many years of dedicated support and leadership.

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.