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Mini-Factory at the Mattress Factory

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Second and fourth Saturday of each month

10 – 11am

$5 for one child + one parent or caregiver // FREE for MF Members


For the best deal, register for all 8 sessions for only $30.


Children ages 3 to 5 and their parents or caregivers are invited to explore, play + grow! Focused on a variety of themes and installations, participants can enjoy story time and work on a collaborative hands-on project. Mini-Factory is a mobile, adaptable pop-up space students help to build and use to explore ideas inspired by Mattress Factory artists.


Upcoming programs include:

March 10, 2018: POINT OF VIEW

Because of their height, children see things differently than adults. Inspired by MF Artist Sarah Oppenheimer, Mini-Factory artists will curate what their caregivers see using viewfinders, colored glasses and more!


March 24, 2018: SURPRISE ME

Chicago Collaboration‘s waterfall handrail is both quiet and suprising. In this session, Mini-Factory artists will think about inserting art in unexpected places!


April 14, 2018: BEE TEAM

MF Artist Meg Webster’s Solar Grow Room was made in response to declining bee populations. In this session, Mini-Factory artists will make art that can help the environment!


April 28, 2018: STORYTELLING

Inspired by MF Artist Charlie Jansen, Mini-Factory artists will make and use puppets to tell a story.


Visit the MF Calendar to see the most up-to-date information regarding Mini-Factory programs!


March 10
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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