Thursday / 9.21.17
Public Program
TEDxPittsburgh @ MF

Join us for a celebration of women in the arts in Pittsburgh. Enjoy a screening of three TEDTalks, explore identity and creative processes with a group, and mingle with Pittsburgh-based artists and art enthusiasts. This event is FREE, but RSVPs are requested.

Saturday / 9.23.17 / 10 - 11am

LIGHT comes from nature, machines and many different sources, providing artists with inspiring ways to create. Come explore LIGHT at the Mattress Factory. This interactive learning program is designed for children ages 3-5. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child + one caregiver. Registration is required.

Saturday / 9.23.17 / 12:30 - 4:30pm
Outreach Event
Pitt Arts Festival

We <3 Pitt students! Museum Educators will be at the Festival [University of Pittsburgh, 4200 Fifth Avenue] reminding one and all that Pitt students can visit the Mattress Factory for FREE with valid ID during the fall and spring semesters.

Wednesday / 9.27.17 / 3:30 - 6pm
Schools + Teachers
Educator Open House

Educators from all disciplines are welcome to explore the Mattress Factory's installations and mingle with other educators. Learn more about the museum's outreach, school partnership and tour programs and how to get your students involved. This event is FREE, but registration is required.

Friday / 10.06.17 / 6 - 8pm
"New Installations: 40th Year" Opening Reception

The Mattress Factory celebrates the opening of New Installations: 40th Year, featuring new work by Yoán Capote, David Ellis, Vanessa German, David Pohl, Meg Webster and Allan Wexler + the never-before-shown archive of Greer Lankton, curated by Margery King.

Saturday / 10.07.17 / 10:30 - 11:30am
Member Programming
Coffee Date with Allan Wexler

MF Members are invited to meet artist Allan Wexler, who first exhibited at the Mattress Factory in 1988 and is returning for "Installations: 40th Year." RSVP now for this special morning of coffee, tea + treats. This series is FREE for MF Members.

Saturday / 10.07.17 / 1 - 4pm
Inspired by Allan Wexler

During ARTLab, participants of all ages are invited to explore, play and experiment with projects inspired by current exhibitions, artists and ideas! This program is FREE with museum admission.

Saturday / 10.07.17 / 2 - 3pm
Public Program
Drop-In Tour

Meet a Museum Educator at the Admissions Desk for an introduction to installation art and an hour-long tour through the galleries. This tour is FREE with museum admission.