Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Offers Artisan Workshop Series

If you’re looking to expand your crafting expertise, look no further than Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC). The organization is hosting a workshop series in honor of Women’s History Month and alongside its Arkansas Made, Black Crafted initiative.

MTCC will host local artisans to teach the workshops while “[celebrating] the entrepreneurial spirit of African American women in Arkansas.” Classes take place for one day each week in March. Here’s the rundown.


From Hobby to Income

Tracy Coleman-Dawson, Big & Purty Purses and Pat Brown, Small and Minority Business division, Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Thursday, March 2 – 5:30 p.m.



Head Wrap Tutorial

Bernice Osei-Danquah, RNB Ghanaian Fashions

Thursday, March 9 – 5:30 p.m.



Soapmaking Workshop

Najiba Moyer, Simple Soaps and Scrubs

Saturday, March 18 – 1:30 p.m.

$25 registration fee (covers supplies and 1 lb. of handmade soap)


Discovering the Stone Jewelry Making Workshop

Phoenix A’Kemet and Nanee Maa, HRS Botanica LLC

Thursday, March 23 – 5 p.m.

$25 registration fee (covers supplies and crafted caged stone)


Workshops will take place at MTCC at 501 W. 9th St. For more information and to register, call (501) 683-3593 or email

You can learn more about MTCC on their website and follow updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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