abstract blue and red lines
Thursday / 4.26.18 / 6 - 9pm
Public Programming
Techno Yoga

High cardio Vinyasa flow meets techno beats straight from Amsterdam! Join us for a special yoga practice, then enjoy a beer from Penn Brewery and explore the galleries.

Mattress Factory Members at dinner in Philadelphia
Saturday / 4.28.18 / April 28 - 29
MF Goes to Philadelphia

Last year, we brought a group of MF members to Philadelphia to view James Turrell's Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse. Now, we're opening the experience to anyone! Email Nicole Hall at for more information.

Saturday / 4.28.18 / 10 - 11am

Inspired by MF Artist Charlie Jansen, Mini-Factory artists will make and use puppets in service to narrative art. This interactive learning program is designed for children ages 3-5. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child + one caregiver. Registration is required.

Thursday / 5.03.18
Film Premiere | Site-Specific: A History of the Mattress Factory

Pittsburgh filmmaker David Bernabo will premiere a feature-length documentary chronicling the 40-year history of the Mattress Factory with a FREE screening on May 3. Please RSVP.

Saturday / 5.12.18
Coffee Date with Asanda Kupa

MF Members are invited to meet artist Asanda Kupa for a morning of coffee, tea and treats. Asanda works in painting and printmaking speaking directly to South Africa’s dramatic socio-economic inequalities, troubled political landscape and the atrocities of the mining industry.

Mbovu Malinga, "Waiting for Rain"
Saturday / 5.26.18
Coffee Date with Mbovu Malinga

Saturday, May 26, 2018
MF Café
FREE for Members

Mbovu Malinga is a performing artist, specializing in theater and dance, as well as a community activist, joining us from South Africa for our exhibition, Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs.

Saturday / 6.02.18
Coffee Date with Alisha Wormsley

Saturday, June 2, 2018
MF Café
FREE for Members

MF Members are invited to meet with Pittsburgh-based artist Alisha Wormsley, whose work will be featured in MF exhibition Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs. Alisha uses photography, video, and sculpture to examine collective memories, the synchronicity of time, and racial identity and history.

Mattress Factory building in a North Side neighborhood at dusk.
Thursday / 6.14.18
Museum Closed

The Mattress Factory will be closed on Thursday, June 14 while we prepare for the Urban Garden Party + Community Garden Party.