Friday / 4.20.18
Earth Nite 2018

Join us at the Environmental Charter School for an event focused on all of the amazing summertime experiences in the city. Museum Educators will be on hand making upcycled magnets and sharing information about our own summer opportunities for students ages 4-18. 829 Milton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15218.

Saturday / 4.21.18
Coffee Date with Alex Hibbit

Saturday, April 21, 2018
MF Café
FREE for Members

MF Members are invited to meet with ceramic artist and professor Alex Hibbit to discuss her installation, Rhizome: Intrastructure, located in the lobby of our main building. RSVP now for this special morning of coffee, tea + treats.

Saturday / 4.21.18 / 1-4pm
ARTLab with Sharlene Bamboat

Inspired by the current exhibitions at the Mattress Factory, artist Sharlene Bamboat will lead a hands-on engaging workshop. During ARTLab, visitors of all ages are invited to explore, play and experiment with projects inspired by current exhibitions, artists and ideas! This program is FREE with museum admission.

Sunday / 4.22.18 / 11am - 2pm
Public Programming
Breakfast in Bed: Planet Organic

Celebrate spring with brunch at the Mattress Factory! This Earth Day, enjoy breakfast bites, sorbet mimosas, eco-friendly DIY projects and installation art. Sponsored by Green Mountain Energy and presented by the Factory Fellows.

abstract blue and red lines
Thursday / 4.26.18 / 6 - 9pm
Public Programming
Techno Yoga

High cardio Vinyasa flow meets techno beats straight from Amsterdam! Join us for a special yoga practice, then enjoy a beer from Penn Brewery and explore the galleries.

Mattress Factory Members at dinner in Philadelphia
Saturday / 4.28.18 / April 28 - 29
MF Goes to Philadelphia

Last year, we brought a group of MF members to Philadelphia to view James Turrell's Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse. Now, we're opening the experience to anyone! Email Nicole Hall at for more information.

Saturday / 4.28.18 / 10 - 11am

Inspired by MF Artist Charlie Jansen, Mini-Factory artists will make and use puppets in service to narrative art. This interactive learning program is designed for children ages 3-5. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child + one caregiver. Registration is required.

Thursday / 5.03.18
Film Premiere | Site-Specific: A History of the Mattress Factory

Pittsburgh filmmaker David Bernabo will premiere a feature-length documentary chronicling the 40-year history of the Mattress Factory with a FREE screening on May 3. Please RSVP.