Mattress Factory

Local nameMattress Factory
LocationPittsburgh, United States

The Mattress Factory is a contemporary art museum located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was a pioneer of site-specific installation art and features permanent installations by artists Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell, and Greer Lankton. The museum's roof itself is a light art installation and part of Pittsburgh's Northside evening skyline.Barbara Luderowski purchased a derelict Stearns & Foster mattress warehouse in 1975. The museum achieved non-profit status in 1977. Over the next forty years, Luderowski would attract upcoming installation artists to fill its walls. The Mattress Factory along with its neighbors City of Asylum and Randyland are credited with playing a role in Pittsburgh's revitalization.

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Official website


Phone +1 412 231 3169

Address 500 Sampsonia Way Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4444, USA

Coordinates 40°27'24.955" N -80°0'44.748" E

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