Founded in 1977, the Mattress Factory is a contemporary art museum and experimental lab featuring site-specific installations created by artists in residence from around the world.
Mattress Factory
500 Sampsonia Way
Parking at 505 Jacksonia Street
Pittsburgh PA 15212
Public Programming

Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs: South Africa and US opens May 25 in our Monterey Annex. Tavia La Follette's newests "Sites of Passage" project brings artists from Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Pittsburgh together in virtual - and actual - dialogue.


Inspired by James Turrell, Mini artists will mix color by layering translucent shapes AND create art that glows under blacklight. This interactive learning program is designed for children ages 3-5. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child + one caregiver. Registration is required.