|Location:||North Shore + North Side|
|Address:||500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212|
A contemporary art museum that commissions, exhibits and collects new site-specific installations created by artists in residence. Hailed as the best facility for installation art in the United States. Three-hour focus visits utilize the museum's new education center. The museum's converted warehouse space is perfect for special events, corporate parties or family celebrations.
As part of the Blue Star Museums Program, admission to the Mattress Factory will be free for all active duty military personnel and their families from Friday, May 24, through Monday, September 2, 2013. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID Card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID Card, which includes active duty military personnel—and up to five of their immediate family members—in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserve.
Hours: Tu-Sa, 10-5; Su, 1-5, closed Monday