500 Capp Street

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500 Capp Street Collections and Archive Fellows Final Project

Maintenance Actions for Dis/Repair, features a collection of archival ephemera that enlivens the history of artist-led politics and activism across institutions and art organizations in the Bay Area. Featuring pieces from the SFAI Archives, Kearny Street Workshop, Galeria dela Raza and the SFMOMA Library. Read more

500 Capp Street partners with Berkeley Art Center and features Canyon Cinema!

Anthony McCall, Line Describing A Cone, 1973.
Courtesy of Canyon Cinema.

Thank you for an extraordinary weekend of creativity and collaboration. Over 100+ artists supported two vibrant organizations in a shared mission of fostering sustainability and planting seeds within our Bay Area arts ecosystem.

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Support our capacity raising efforts to ensure that 500 Capp Street remains a relevant and thought provoking space for advancing artists’ critical art-making process.

Our Summer Hours

This summer we are happy to bring back our free self-guided tours on Saturday. Book your tickets!

Hear From our 2023-2024 Collections and Archive Fellows

Our 2023-2024 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

Marcel Pardo Ariza featured in KQED

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

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.