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Explore Arkansas's Historic African American Communities

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Friday, December 22, 2017

Arkansas is home to a number of historic communities founded by African Americans that are rich with culture and heritage. Despite years of hardship, the legacies of these communities still stand  ... Read More

MTCC announces winners for 6th annual Sweet Potato Pie Contest

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center celebrated its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 3, which included the 6th annual“Say It Ain’t Say’s” Sweet Potato Pie Baking Contest, featuring an array of ... Read More

Celebrate Real Jewelry Month with Arkansas Made, Black Crafted Jewelry at MTCC

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Tuesday, November 28, 2017

November is Real Jewelry Month, and what better way to celebrate than by getting yourself or a loved one a piece of handmade jewelry by an Arkansas Made, Black Crafted artist sold exclusivel ... Read More

Holiday Open House, pie contest set for Dec. 3

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will celebrate the holiday season with its annual Holiday Open House, featuring the sixth annual “Say it Ain’t Say’s” Sweet Potato Pie Contest, from 2-5 p.m. on Dec ... Read More

MTCC director delivers 2017 Gaddis Lecture at Central Methodist University

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Monday, November 06, 2017

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Director Christina Shutt presented the 34th annual Merrill G. Gaddis lecture on Oct. 19, 2017, at Central Methodist University (CMU) in Fayette, Mo. The lectur ... Read More

MTCC Oct. Blog: Christina's Top 5 Collection Pieces

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Christina Shutt, director of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC), is passionate about preserving and celebrating Arkansas’s African American past, present and future. One of the favorite pa ... Read More

Registration open for MTCC’s 6th Annual Sweet Potato Pie Contest

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC), a museum of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, is accepting applications for the 2017 “Say It Ain’t Say’s” Sweet Potato Pie Baking Contest. Registrat ... Read More

MTCC September: Exploring Arkansas's HBCUs

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Monday, September 25, 2017

September 20-26 is Historically Black Colleges & Universities Week! Historically, HBCUs were the principal means for providing postsecondary education to black Americans, as none existed p ... Read More

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center to open new exhibit, ‘Hidden No More,’ Oct. 5

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Monday, September 25, 2017

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC) will unveil the 2017 Creativity Arkansas collection at an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 5. The Creativity Arkansas pieces will be part of MTCC’s n ... Read More

MTCC invites residents to participate in community talk

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC) invites Arkansas residents to attend a community town hall-style forum from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15. This public meeting will take place at Philande ... Read More