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.

Join Value Culture and The David Ireland House for an intimate evening with music by world renowned 14th century Sufi chamber fusion ensemble, Falsa.

Artist conversation between David Wilson & Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

Join us for an intimate artist conversation between David Wilson (David Ireland House resident artist) and Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo (Guest artist-curator at Southern Exposure) on Wednesday, June 23 at 6pm. Drop by in person, or tune in on Instagram Live @500cappstreet.

Saturday, June 26, 12-5pm. Wander 20th and Utah street and visit new exhibitions at Catharine Clark Gallery, The David Ireland House, KADIST, and Southern Exposure! While safety protocols remain in place, fixed start times do not, and we are all open 12-5 pm with no appointment necessary. 

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.