• Thursday / 3.30.17 / 6-8pm
    Members Programming
    Membership Launch Party

    MF Members are invited to celebrate our revamped membership program! Grab a drink while learning about the new levels + benefits. As an added bonus, get a special sneak peek of our upcoming exhibition so it is. This event is FREE but RSVPs are requested.

  • Saturday / 4.01.17 / 1-4pm
    Inspired by "so it is" Artist Ursula Burke

    A hands-on, drop-in, interactive activity designed for visitors of all ages! Explore, play and experiment with a project inspired by artist Ursula Burke, whose work will be featured in our upcoming exhibition so it is. This program is FREE with museum admission.

  • Saturday / 4.01.17 / 2-3pm
    Public Program
    Drop-In Tour

    Meet at the Admissions Desk for an hour-long drop-in tour with a Museum Educator! This tour will focus on the museum's upcoming so it is exhibition, featuring the work of seven Northern Irish artists, at our galleries at 1414 Monterey Street. This tour is FREE with museum admission.

  • Saturday / 4.01.17 / 10:30-11:30am
    Member Programming
    Coffee Date with John Kindness

    MF Members are invited to meet so it is artist John Kindness! RSVP now for this special morning of coffee, tea + treats, plus a sneek peek of John's work before it opens to the public on Friday, April 7.

  • Friday / 4.07.17 / 4.7.17 - 8.7.17
  • Friday / 4.07.17 / 6-8pm
    "so it is" Opening Reception

    The Mattress Factory celebrates the opening of so it is @ 1414 Monterey Street, featuring all new installations created in-residence by seven artists from Northern Ireland.

  • Saturday / 4.08.17 / 10-11am

    Explore. Play. Grow! Explore a variety of themes and installations, participate in story time and work on a collaborative hands-on project. This program is designed for children ages 3-5 years old + uses contemporary installation art as the basis for enabling exploration. FREE for MF Members // $5 for one child + one parent/caregiver. Register now!

  • Saturday / 4.08.17 / 11-12pm
    Volunteer Open House + Orientation

    Learn, contribute, make a difference! Prospective volunteers are invited to the Mattress Factory for a short orientation and a tour of our current exhibitions. RSVP today!