Big Ideas for Small People at the Mattress Factory
Mini-Factory is an interactive learning program designed for children ages 3-5 years old and their parents or caregivers. Participants are invited to explore, play, and grow! Mini-Factory is a mobile, adaptable pop-up space that students can help to build and then use to explore new ideas and concepts.The program uses contemporary installation art as the basis for enabling exploration. Upcoming Mini-Factory sessions include:
September 9 from 10:00 to 11:00 am
Bumpy, spiky, silky… TEXTURE is more than touch! Let’s talk, look and learn about how artists use TEXTURE in their work.
September 23 from 10:00 to 11:00 am
LIGHT comes from nature, machines, and many different sources, providing artists with inspiring ways to create. Come explore LIGHT at the Mattress Factory.
October 14 from 10:00 to 11:00 am
Loud as a lion, quiet as a clam, strong as an ox… we feel many different ways on many different days. Let’s explore self-identity through art at the Mattress Factory.
October 28 from 10:00 to 11:00 am
SEASONS bring new colors, sounds, and traditions. Let’s explore how artists use the SEASONS for inspiration in their work.
November 11 from 10:00 to 11:00 am
There is more than meets the eye with COLOR. Let’s explore how artists use COLOR to create, to mix and to trick our eyes at the Mattress Factory.
November 25 from 10:00 to 11:00 am
Artists transform spaces at the Mattress Factory. Join us for a special program as we explore, create and INSTALL our own artwork at the museum!
Mini-Factory is held on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10:00 until 11:00 am at the Mattress Factory. For more information, or to register, visit the Mattress Factory’s Mini-Factory webpage. If you have questions, call 412-231-3169 or email email@example.com.