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“Open Square” by Luftwerk is one of the works on display at the Mattress Factory’s new exhibition called “Factory Installed 2021.” Luftwerk is one of five resident artists featured in the exhibit, which opens Friday.

Artists explore identity, space in ‘Factory Installed 2021’

By Beatrice McDermott, Staff Writer March 10, 2021
The Mattress Factory’s residency program provides new artists every year with the resources to create “site-specific” works.
“It’s all about ME, Not You,” is Greer Lankton’s permanent installation at the Mattress Factory museum in the North Side and was created in 1996.

Pitt students work with Mattress Factory, honor artist Greer Lankton

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer November 4, 2020
Along with housing the permanent exhibition of Lankton’s, the Mattress Factory is currently working on digitizing an archive of more than 15,000 of Lankton’s works in collaboration with Pitt students.
An installation from the new “Night Blooms” exhibit at the Mattress Factory.

Mattress Factory museum welcomes nine new exhibits

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

Editorial: Mattress Factory mishandles sexual assault allegations

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.
Graphic by Christian Snyder | Editor-in-Chief

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

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...

Jingyu Xi / For The Pitt News

Pittsburgh Museum Guide

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...

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...

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,...

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