Community Events

2007 Community Garden Party

2007 Family and Community Urban Garden Party Poster
Sunday, June 10, 2007
Museum Lobby @ 500 Sampsonia Way

Celebrate community and our 30th year in the Mattress Factory's Garden! Experience the art and culture of India with live performances and hands on activities, as well as other outdoor garden favorites. Free for all ages.
  • Performances by Mama Spell MC, Zany Umbrella Circus, clasicall and pop Indian music provided by Child Relief and You (CRY), Sounds of Steel, local Indian Dance Groups and more!
  • Mehndi (henna) tattoo painting
  • Silkscreen activities that explore Indian patters by Artist Image Resource
  • A Scavenger Hunt with book prizes from Reading is FUNdamental/Pittsburgh
  • Learn about and taste edible flowers
  • Work on a rangoli (colorful patterned designs that can be made from flower petals, beans or sand
  • Have your name written in Hindi
  • Join a guided tour of the museum to learn about installation art
  • Raffles with prizes from local businesses and other cultural organizations
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