ARTLab

First and third Saturday of the month

1 - 4 pm

FREE with museum admission

 

ARTLab is a hands-on, drop-in, interactive program designed for visitors of all ages. During ARTLab, participants are invited to explore, play and experiment with projects inspired by current exhibitions, artists and ideas. Upcoming programs include:

 

 

June 1

Messages to the Future: Inspired by MF Artist Winifred Lutz, come fill the garden with a note or thought of what’s to come.

 

June 15

Zines: Using collage and mixed media, contribute a page to the third volume of the Muzine, a visitor-created analogue publication.

 

July 6

Mask-making: Either creepy or glamorous, turn a simple line drawing into a wearable work of art.

 

July 20

Filmmaking: Spend an afternoon learning about experimental filmmaking techniques.

 

August 3

Natural Dyeing: From rusty nails to avocado skins, see how a few odds and ends become vibrant colors for fabric.

 

August 17

Fabric Scraps: Give new life to old snippets by turning them into magnets, journals, baskets and more.

 

 

Visit the MF Calendar to see the most up-to-date information regarding ARTLab programs, and follow the Mattress Factory Education Instagram to see what our amazing participants are creating!