Currently Closed
Permanent collections + exhibitions
Andrea Peña
States of Transmutation
View Exhibition
Asim Waqif
Assume the Risk
View Exhibition
Shohei Katayama
As Below, So Above
View Exhibition
Doreen Chan
HalfDream: Another Room
View Exhibition

After School

Teen Summer Workshop Series
Our Mission

The Mattress Factory is an artist-centered museum, international residency program and renowned producer and presenter of installation art. We say “yes” to artists, offering time and space to dream and realize projects in our hometown, Pittsburgh, PA. We invite audiences from around the world and around the corner to step inside, immerse and connect with the artistic process.

Learn More About Us

Jeffrey Augustine Songco on What Makes An Ultimate American

Jeffrey Augustine Songco explores what it takes to be the ultimate American in his Mattress Factory installation, Society of 23's Trophy Game Room. Spoiler alert, “you have to be good-looking, good at sports and good at presenting yourself in sound bytes on television.” Songco began exploring identity through the development of the brotherhood of Society of 23 while he was a student at Carnegie Mellon University.

[videoembed id="CuQcZZ7RiJQ"]

Purchase tickets for a COVID-safe visit or explore Society of 23's Trophy Game Room online.

Read ""In Jeffrey Augustine Songco’s America, You Can Be Both A Bro And A Queen"" by Brienne Walsh, Forbes.com.

More News

Mattress Factory 2023 Limited Edition Prints

Giving Tuesday is November 28, 2023!

June membership sales go to Black-led Pittsburgh-based arts organization Women of Visions, Inc.


Presenting Three New Distinct Exhibitions in our Monterey Annex

Become a Sponsor of TRASH BASH SUMMER!

Doreen Chan “HalfDream: Another Room” Exhibition Overview

Support the Mattress Factory's 2023 Artistic Programming!

Visitor Conduct Policy

making home here Exhibition Overview

Pop-Aganda: Revolution & Iconography Exhibition Overview

Meet the Pop-Aganda Artists


Give artists the time, space and resources to create remarkable works of art that help us see our world in new ways.

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram