Fundraising Event

MF@40: From Past to Present

Theater, First Floor, 500 Sampsonia Way, circa 1977
Thursday, May 4, 2017
$15 | FREE MF Members

A vegetarian food co-op, a dance studio, children's theater, a performance space and more... the Mattress Factory has been home to many pursuits during its 40-year history. During the second event in our MF@40 series, visitors will explore the museum's rich history as a cultural hub.

Urban Impact Foundation, a North Side neighbor dedicated to changing lives one person, one family and one block at a time, has created an original play based on the museum’s history, and its students will present a one-time-only performance. As a nod to our co-op roots, we will have a special menu of vegetarian delights.

Tickets include two refreshment of your choice, vegetarian appetizers, after-hours access to the museum’s galleries and a live performance.

MF Members enjoy FREE admission for this event! For the special discount code, please contact

On-street is parking available. Additional parking will be available at 1300 Brighton Road lot.

Celebrate 40 years of installation art with the Mattress Factory! Join the foremost museum of installation art in the United States for MF@40, a series of exclusive events that celebrate the organization's past, present and future. Since 1977, the museum has exhibited work by more than 650 artists from around the world through its innovative residency program. All proceeds from MF@40 events will help to support the museum in continuing its groundbreaking exhibitions and educational programming.
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