Arc of Justice Hero

The Arc of Justice: The Life & Legacy of S.A. Jones

Exploring the extraordinary work of Scipio Africanus Jones both in and out of the courtroom, this exhibit is a comprehensive look at his incredible accomplishments for justice.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is to preserve, interpret and celebrate African American history and culture in Arkansas. The museum's exhibits highlight fraternal organizations, African American entrepreneurs as well as integration.

Hours & Admission

Tuesday – Saturday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free museum parking

Galleries: Free
Grounds: Free
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Our History

The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (MTCC) was founded as the Mosaic Templars of America Center for African American Culture and Business Enterprise under Act 1176 of 2001. MTCC was created as a museum of Arkansas Heritage to honor the story of the Mosaic Templars of America and all of Arkansas's African American history. In April of 2020, after a multi-year process, MTCC became the third Black history institution in the South to be accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

The museum is dedicated to telling the story of the African American experience in Arkansas. The Center’s name is taken from the Mosaic Templars of America, a black fraternal organization founded in Little Rock in 1883 whose headquarters sat on the prominent West Ninth and Broadway location.


We Have an Event Coming Up!


The Arc of Justice: The Life and Legacy of S.A. Jones

  • February 15, 2023 - May 31, 2023

Juneteenth in Da Rock: Flag Raising Ceremony

  • June 14, 2023
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will hold its second Juneteenth flag raising ceremony. The flag will be raised as a part of the observances for the holiday honoring and will be flown through the month of June.


Opportunities for internships and volunteering at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center!

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