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Mattress Factory museum welcomes nine new exhibits

An installation from the new “Night Blooms” exhibit at the Mattress Factory.

By Hayley Lesh, For the Pitt News

September 30, 2019

The opening party for the new Factory Installed 2019 exhibitions at the Mattress Factory in North Side on Friday featured food, drinks and contemporary artwork. The event displayed nine new exhibitions in the Mattress Factory’s main building and in the museum’s annex located on Monterey Street.

Editorial: Mattress Factory mishandles sexual assault allegations

The Mattress Factory Annex Gallery on Monterey Street. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 27, 2018

The Mattress Factory’s been attracting attention for a recent sexual assault scandal — but the company has not handled it well. It’s just behaving like many other companies who don’t support women.

Free for students: Art, exercise, buses and more!

Graphic by Christian Snyder | Editor-in-Chief

By The Pitt News Staff

May 30, 2018

One of the best perks of being a student at Pitt is the Panther Card. In addition to all of the traditional purposes a student ID serves, like holding dining passes, granting access to dorms and registering for on-campus events, a Panther Card can be a ticket to a new world of entertainment for stude...

Pittsburgh Museum Guide

Jingyu Xi / For The Pitt News

By TPN Staff

August 16, 2016

Lexi Kennell / Staff Writer Carnegie Museum of Art With multiple exhibits in circulation, it’s hard not to spend hours soaking up the original works of Claude Monet and Jean Dunand in the Carnegie Museum of Art. The Carnegie Museum of Art is located on Forbes Avenue, across the street and...

Menagerie of museum-goers

Menagerie of museum-goers

By Courtesy of the Mattress Factory

June 23, 2015

Patrons attended the Mattress Factory's Urban Garden Party dressed as Madonnas, Medusas and Mickey Mouses.

Mattress Factory emcees majestic merriment

Mattress Factory emcees majestic merriment

By Kelechi Urama / Staff Writer

June 23, 2015

Giant, silver M-shaped balloons bounced around an oversized white tent. Hundreds of art-lovers and eccentrics decked out in cocktail wear supported the balloons with whichever hands weren’t holding drinks.The Urban Garden Party at the Mattress Factory, a museum of contemporary art in the North Side, i...

Artists from Mattress Factory discuss making it in Pittsburgh

By Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

For many artists living and working in Pittsburgh, creative expression isn’t just a fun hobby or a means of making extra cash — it’s a way of life.That’s the case for local artists Danny Bracken, John Peña and Ben Sota, whose work will be featured in the upcoming “Artists In Residence” exhi...

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