Help celebrate Women's History Month and stop by for one of our upcoming March events!
Spoken Word Live! Auditions
March 3 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Auditions for the Spoken Word Live poetry slam will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2012, from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, located at 501 West 9th Street in Little Rock. All poets will be asked to recite a 2-3 minute original poem related to this year’s theme, "Our Collective Voices: Lyrics for Justice". The piece must be accompanied by a transcript of the poem, and judges will evaluate participants based on delivery, originality, and relevancy to the theme. To reserve a spot at the audition, call 501-374-1957. Finalists from the auditions will have a chance to compete for up to $500 during the Spoken Word Live event in April. If you are a poet, come out and let us hear what you have to say!
For more information, please call (501) 374-1957 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Forgotten: Arkansas's African American Soldiers of the Civil War
Presented by the Arkansas Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
March 10 - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Registration Fee: $10.00 (Registration deadline March 4)
The Forgotten: Arkansas's African American Soldiers of Civil War celebrates the untold stories of African Americans and the Civil War in Arkansas. This day long conference features a series of presentations by historians and panel members highlighting the heroic stories of little known African Americans soldiers. For more information on this event, please call (501) 375-9132 or (501) 683 - 3593. To learn more about the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, please visit ww.aahgs.org.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Majestic Motions Presents Art in Motion
March 10 - Showings at 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm
The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Majestic Motions presents Art in Motion on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Join us for two showings at 3:00pm and 4:00pm to enjoy the creativity and soulful experience of Arkansas artist Theresa Cates as she crafts beautiful artwork in a unique environment. Art in Motion combines music, dance, and painting for a one of a kind experience that will leave you wanting more. Admission is free.
From Here to Timbuktu: A Journey Through West Africa
Exhibit Opening Celebration-March 24th 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Visit us to explore our new exhibit, From Here to Timbuktu: A Journey Through West Africa. This exciting display immerses children and adults in an adventure of discovery as they learn about the rhythm of West African life.
Join us on Saturday, March 24, 2012, for the grand opening of this new exhibit. Opening day activities will include musical performances, crafts, games, and refreshments beginning at 11:00 a.m. Be one of the first to experience this exciting, interactive display.
The From Here to Timbuktu exhibit will be available through June 2012.
From Here to Timbuktu: A Journey Through West Africa is organized by EdVenture Children’s Museum and made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museums and Library Sciences.