Big news! For the first time ever, if you are a voter in Pittsburgh Ward 25, Districts 2 and 3, you can vote at the Mattress Factory on Election Day, November 3. Polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm Anyone in line at 8:00 pm will be allowed to vote. Find more official Allegheny County Election Day info here.
If you want to encourage others to register and to cast their vote, check out our Facebook and Instagram to like and share artist-designed images from the Plan Your Vote campaign. Plan Your Vote is a 2020 visual arts initiative from Vote.org that harnesses the power of art to promote and encourage citizens to exercise their right to vote.
You may also have noticed SOS Color Code 2020, a multi-site, exterior installation of three flags created by Chicago-based artists and designers Luftwerk and Normal on view at the Main Building. The project transforms the international signal of distress into a sign of solidarity and connectedness, calling for humanity and a willingness to help one another. The flags will be on view outside of the Mattress Factory through Election Day.