Dan Heit Elected to Museum Board of Directors

Dan was recently elected to the Board of the Mattress Factory museum located in Pittsburgh’s Northside neighborhood.

Founded in 1977, the Mattress Factory is a contemporary art museum and experimental lab featuring site-specific installations created by artists in residence from around the world. The Mattress Factory’s mission is to: provide artists with an integrated residency and exhibition program, to educate and encourage people to understand and experience the multi-disciplinary creative process of installation artists, and to energize its urban neighborhood through expansion and development of artistic and education programs.  The Mattress Factory hosts a variety of programs for elementary, middle and high school students reaching thousands of children each year.

Dan’s willingness to join the Board reaffirms his commitment to helping communities build better futures and his belief that art enriches our lives.

Some photos of the Mattress Factory:

Mattress Factory + Pittsburgh Skyline

Mattress Factory + Pittsburgh Skyline

Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Dots

Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Dots

James Turrell, Catso, Red

James Turrell, Catso, Red

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