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Calendar

Saturday / 3.04.17 / 11am-12pm
Notice
Volunteer Open House + Orientation

Join us! We are always looking for new volunteers and we hope you can join us. Prospective volunteers are invited to the museum for a brief chat and a tour of our current exhibitions. Email today to RSVP!

Saturday / 3.04.17 / 1-4pm
ARTLab
Inspired by "A Second Home" artist Dennis Maher

A hands-on, drop-in, interactive activity designed for visitors of all ages! Explore, play and experiment with a project inspired by artist Dennis Maher, whose work is currently on view at the museum's galleries at 516 Sampsonia Way. This program is FREE with museum admission.

Saturday / 3.11.17 / 10-11am
Mini-Factory
Look!

This interactive learning program is designed for children ages 3-5 years old + uses contemporary installation art as the basis for enabling exploration. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child + one parent/caregiver. Register now!

Thursday / 3.16.17 / 6-8pm
Anniversary Event
MF@40: A Walk Through the Archives

Muddy shorts. Bird nests. Artists' sketches. Curator's notes. Fragments of hard candy. Installation models. The Mattress Factory is a museum unlike any other, and our archives are one-of-a-kind as well. During this inaugural MF@40 event, visitors will have an opportunity to get a rare look at the Mattress Factory’s archives!

Saturday / 3.18.17 / 1-4pm
ARTLab
Inspired by "Factory Installed" artist Mohammed Musallam

A hands-on, drop-in, interactive activity designed for visitors of all ages! Explore, play and experiment with a project with artist Mohammed Musallam, whose work is currently on view at the museum's galleries at 500 Sampsonia Way. This program is FREE with museum admission.

Saturday / 3.25.17 / 10-11am
Mini-Factory
Texture

Designed for children ages 3-5 years old + a parent/caregiver, Mini-Factory is an interactive program that uses contemporary installation art as the basis for enabling exploration. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child. Register now!

Friday / 4.07.17 / 6-8pm
Event
"so it is" Opening Reception

The Mattress Factory celebrates the opening of so it is @ 1414 Monterey Street, featuring all new installations created in-residence by seven artists from Northern Ireland.

Saturday / 4.08.17 / 10-11am
Mini-Factory
Nature

Explore. Play. Grow! Explore a variety of themes and installations, participate in story time and work on a collaborative hands-on project. This program is designed for children ages 3-5 years old + uses contemporary installation art as the basis for enabling exploration. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child + one parent/caregiver. Register now!

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