Mini-Factory

 

Second and fourth Saturday of each month

10am - 12pm

$5 per participating child // FREE for MF Members

Includes museum admission.

 

Let your early learner's creativity run wild, with art and play activities, designed specifically for children ages 3-5. From confetti cannons to turntable drawings, Mini-Factory activities emphasize experimentation and encourage children to explore ideas inspired by Mattress Factory Artists.

 

Siblings and caregivers of all ages are also welcome to participate!

 
 

 

Upcoming programs include:

 

December 8, 2018: BEND
Form a wire-wrapped mobile with fabulous finds from our cool trash collection!

 

January 12, 2019: TWINKLE

Inspired by The Interstitium, we’re making mobiles that sparkle and shine.
 

January 26, 2019: DOUBLE

Pull some symmetrical string prints inspired by Osgemeos’ twin collages.
 

February 9, 2019: PEEK

Construct and view a fantastical scene within the walls of the Mini Structure.
 

February 23, 2019: ROLL

Can you make a drawing by moving just the paper?
 

March 9, 2019: COLLECT

Scavenge for treasures to combine and to keep.
 

March 23, 2019: JAM

Choose some tunes and go with the flow while we experiment with ink drawing tools.

 

April 13, 2019: LOOK/SEE

Take a closer look at a friend and record the features that make them unique.
 

April 27, 2019: PATCH(WORK)

Try out some tools of the trade while we pound with mallets, patch with putty and paint with rollers.

 

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