Coffee Date with Bekezela Mguni


All Ages
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Free admission, for Members Only
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Mattress Factory Museum Lobby and Garden

Event Summary

Visit with artist Bekezela Mguni to discuss her installation from Pop-Aganda: Revolution and Iconography! 

Join the Mattress Factory and exhibiting artist Bekezela Mguni for a Member Coffee Date! Members of all levels can meet with us over complimentary coffee and pastries on a Saturday morning to take a tour of and learn about Mguni’s installation, I come from a holy place as well as about her practice and experience participating in the Mattress Factory’s latest exhibition, Pop-Aganda: Revolution and Iconography. 

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 48 hours will be required upon entry to this program.

To RSVP, click here or email 

Parking will be available in the lot at 505 Jacksonia St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 


About Bekezela Mguni 

Bekezela Mguni is a queer Trinidadian artist, librarian, birth worker and educator. She is the founder of the Black Unicorn Library and Archives Project, a Black feminist community library. Bekezela is a member of BOOM Concepts, a community space and gallery dedicated to supporting artists and creative entrepreneurs, and serves as the Education Program Director at Dreams of Hope for queer youth arts and leadership. 

Learn more about Mguni’s work at