• 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.

  • 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.

  • Friday / 5.25.18 / 5.25.18 - 7.29.18
  • Mbovu Malinga, "Waiting for Rain"
    Saturday / 5.26.18
    Coffee Date with Mbovu Malinga

    Saturday, May 26, 2018
    MF Café
    FREE for Members

    Mbovu Malinga is a performing artist, specializing in theater and dance, as well as a community activist, joining us from South Africa for our exhibition, Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs.