• Monday / 7.25.16 / 9am-4pm
    Community Art Lab
    The Toolbox + The Viewfinder Program

    July 25-29. Learn to see the world around you in new ways! Campers in this program will address the way objects in our daily lives are constructed and learn about the tools we use to understand our environment. Plus, they'll make their own tools to create original works of art! 7-9 year olds, registration required.

  • Thursday / 7.28.16 / 6-8pm
    Public Program
    ART AND... with Lauren Kalman

    Take part in an all-new program! ART AND... features intimate evening programming with exhibiting artists. More than a lecture, each event is uniquely designed to allow you to meet artists, have drinks and get a behind-the-scenes look at museum works. FREE Admission + For All Ages. Space is limited! RSVP today to

  • Saturday / 7.30.16 / 10:30am-11:30am
    Member Programming
    Coffee Date with Lauren Kalman

    Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to get to know your favorite artists! Join us on select Saturday mornings and enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea with an exhibiting artist. This series is FREE for MF Members.

  • Monday / 8.01.16 / 9am-4pm
    Community Art Lab
    Museum Mystery Puppet Theater Program

    August 1-5. Join working artists in a week-long exploration of puppetry, storytelling and performances! Campers will spend extensive time in the museum's installations and collaborate with the instructors to write a story that will be performed on the last day of camp! 7-9 year olds, registration required.

  • Saturday / 8.06.16 / 1-4pm
    Share An Imaginary Place

    Make postcards inspired by the work of Factory Installed artist Wendy Judge! Visit her piece and then create your own to send to friends or to keep on your fridge at home.

  • Friday / 8.12.16 / Opening 8.12.16
  • Friday / 8.12.16 / 6-8pm
    Public Program
    Opening Reception

    The Mattress Factory celebrates the opening of all-new work by Dennis Maher at the museum's galleries at 516 Sampsonia Way, This event is FREE + for all ages.

  • Saturday / 8.13.16 / 9am-1pm
    Outreach Event
    Kindergarten...Here I Come!

    Museum Educators will be at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh [10 Childrens Way, Pittsburgh PA 15212] with a project and with information about our early childhood learning programs available to kindergarten-aged students: Mini-Factory and Mini Tours.