Second and fourth Saturday of each month

10 - 11am

$5 per participating child // FREE for MF Members




Children ages 3 to 5, their siblings and caregivers are invited to explore, play + grow! Focused on a variety of themes and installations, participants can enjoy story time and work on a collaborative hands-on project. Mini-Factory is a mobile, adaptable pop-up space students help to build and use to explore ideas inspired by Mattress Factory artists.


Upcoming programs include:


August 11, 2018: LISTEN
Inspired by Rolf Julius, Mini art sound artists will create sound sculptures that can be seen and heard. 


 August 25, 2018: RENEW
Inspired by Bill Woodrow, Mini artists will take apart take apart discarded objects to create something brand new. 


September 8, 2018: SPRINKLE
Puffy, fluffy painting with sprinkles on top! Confetti, fairy dust and rainbow flakes galore.


September 22, 2018: POKE
Sticks affixed with clay and flowers fastened in crowns. Construct something sensational with treasures from nature.


October 13, 2018: SPIN
Turntable painting, twisting spirals and scribble spinners.


October 27, 2018: WEAVE
Over and under, back and forth. What will you catch in your web?


November 10, 2018: DRIP
Blobs and globs. Drips and drops. Get moving with gravity painting!


November 24, 2018: STICK
Rip it, tear it, snip it, stick it! Make a sticky collage that's a tactile delight!


December 8, 2018: BEND
Form a wire-wrapped mobile with fabulous finds from our cool trash collection!


Visit the MF Calendar to see the most up-to-date information regarding Mini-Factory programs!