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Film Premiere | Site-Specific: A History of the Mattress Factory

at Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh PA

May 03 2018
Film Premiere | Site-Specific: A History of the Mattress Factory

Pittsburgh filmmaker David Bernabo will premiere a feature-length documentary chronicling the 40-year history of the Mattress Factory with a FREE screening on May 3.

The feature-length film by David Bernabo parallels the installation of the museum’s 40th anniversary exhibition in 2017 with an in-depth, story-driven journey through the museum’s history of exhibiting boundary-pushing art. Interviews with artists like Ann Hamilton, Sarah Oppenheimer, Vanessa German, Dennis Maher, and others provide an intimate, sometimes humorous look at the indirect path a museum takes as it creates its identity. Bernabo also mined the museum’s extensive tape and video

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Contact: 412-231-3169


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Mattress Factory

500 Sampsonia, Pittsburgh, PA 15212


Free parking for Mattress Factory guests is provided in the museum parking lot, located at 505 Jacksonia Street. Please note the lot is locked after museum hours. Street parking is also available.