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MAY 8, 2014 - "Detroit: Artists in Residence" Exhibition Extended 



JULY 25, 2013 - Mattress Factory Celebrates 35th Anniversary With New Works By Detroit-Based Artists

JULY 25, 2013 - “Chiharu Shiota: Trace of Memory” Opens Sept. 12 in Mattress Factory’s New Space

JULY 24, 2013 - The Warhol Museum Announces Joint Marketing Campaign with Fallingwater, the Mattress Factory, and Kentuck Knob (Contact: Emily Meyer)

MAY 20, 2013 - The Gaff To Headline 2013 Urban Garden Party

MAY 1, 2013 - Mattress Factory Receives Major Grant to Share Groundbreaking Educational Tools with Area Teachers

MARCH 12, 2013 - Mattress Factory Announces 2013 Urban Garden Party, "Soul Factory: Motown at the Museum"

FEB. 11, 2013 - Mattress Factory Commemorates 35th Anniversary With Year-Long Celebration

FEB. 1, 2013 - Mattress Factory Announces New Board Members and Staff


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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Aug. 1, Grant will allow students to sample working with professional artists by Maggie Neil

WHIRL, August 2013, Urban Garden Party by Andrea Bosco

The Northside Chronicle, July 3, Mattress Factory’s 2013 Community Urban Garden Party

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 25, Motown Theme Turns Mattress Factory into Soul Factory by Kate Benz

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 25, Mattress Factory Hosts Popular Urban Garden Party by Marylynn Uricchio

WPXI, June 23, See and Be Seen, Urban Garden Party held at Mattress Factory

The New York Times, June 16, Behind the Cover Story: Wil Hylton on James Turrell's Magic by Rachel Nolan

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 7, Attractions pack big ideas in small museums around Pittsburgh by Michael Machosky

Go (AirTran Inflight Magazine), Summer 2013, Notes From The Underground by Sam Polcer

Pittsburgh Magazine, June 2013, Datebook, Top 10 by Robert Isenberg

WHIRL, June 2013, Art Attracts

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 29, Art Notes: 1,800 museums waive entrance fees for active military by Mary Thomas

Guggenheim.org, May 14, James Turrell Opens at the Guggenheim Museum in June

The Grumpy Traveler, May 13, Pittsburgh: The most underrated city in the US? by David Whitley

90.5 WESA, May 13, Mattress Factory Receives Grant for Educational Outreach by Charlee Song

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, May 1, Steel to Steel: Bright ideas from Pittsburgh

CAA Reviews, March 28, Feminist And… by Ann Sutherland Harris

Art21 Blog, March 25, Weekly Roundup

Pittsburgh City Paper, March 20, Women’s Works by Nadine Wasserman

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 17, Transformative Art by Mary Thomas

Beaver County Times, March 5, Mattress Factory: Still eclectic after all these years by Scott Tady

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Feb. 24, Sunday News

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Feb. 19, Urban Garden Party reception held at Mattress Factory

Complex Art + Design, Feb. 4, 100 Museums to Visit Before You Die

Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, January/February 2013, The Best ‘Set of Politics’ Humankind Has Known Thus Far




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