Mattress Factory Urban Garden Party: A Party 40 Years in the Making


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Fri Jun 16, 2017, 05:00 PM - 11:30 PM


500 Sampsonia WayPittsburgh, PA 15212


Be a part of the Urban Garden Party at the Mattress Factory Museum! The Mattress Factory is celebrating 40 years of site-specific art. The Urban Garden Party is the Mattress Factory's annual, signature fundraiser event with food and drink from 40 vendors, a silent art auction, performances, and DJs. It transcends the boundaries of age and economics to bring together a colorful crowd that sets this fundraiser apart from any other. All proceeds benefit the Mattress Factory's artistic programs, exhibitions and education outreach.

Volunteers must be 21+, have volunteered one 2-hour gallery attending shift in the museum prior to the Urband Garden Party and attend one training session in an evening the week of June 5th.

The night of the party, volunteers will be assigned a 3 hour shift between 5pm and 11:30pm on Friday, June 16th, 2017. Volunteers at the Urban Garden Party have free access to the event when off-shift. Please email for more info.

This year, as a new requirement, if you have not volunteered at the museum within the year, you will be required to pick up a 2-hour shift before you can volunteer and attend the party this year.


  • Event Management
  • Fundraising
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Visual Arts
  • Community Outreach
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers can expect a 3 hr shift at this event
  • 2 hours of gallery attending and 1 hour training

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