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Prepare yourself for a Juneteenth celebration unlike any other! This year's festivities are set to captivate your imagination and tug at your heartstrings, blending historical narratives with the vibrancy of live arts performances. Explore the stories and places of our newly remodeled gallery and get swept up in the present with an array of moving performances and historical insights.

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Newly Remodeled Gallery: A Journey Through Time

The African American Experience in Arkansas

Delve into the past, present, and future of the African American experience in Arkansas. Our museum's latest update features a $3.5-million permanent gallery remodel, designed to engage visitors in a deep exploration of history and culture. This transformative space invites you to learn, celebrate, and reflect on the rich tapestry of African American contributions to our state and beyond.

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5K Walk/Run: A Historic Route Reimagined

Historic Start to Finish

Lace up your sneakers for our Juneteenth in Da Rock 5K walk/run, boasting a new and immersive start-to-finish experience. Follow the same beloved route through downtown Little Rock's Black historical landmarks, enriched this year with interactive elements that connect you more deeply with the journey.
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Kids Zone: A New Look with S.T.E.A.M Power

Kids Zone: Power by S.T.E.A.M

Our Kids Zone has undergone a transformation! This year, we highlight the ingenuity and creativity inherent in our community, integrating technology, art, and design. Experience our reimagined outdoor discovery, movement, and learning space, where children can engage in activities that fuse fun with educational S.T.E.A.M concepts.

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Historic W. 9th Street Indoor Stage: A Hub of Arts, Culture, and Education

Chat and Chew Stage

Step inside our indoor stage area, now a buzzing hub of arts, culture, and education. This dynamic space will host an array of talent, from lively entertainment to enlightening talks, ensuring there's something to capture the interest of everyone. Prepare to be entertained, educated, and inspired, all in one vibrant location. This Juneteenth, we're bridging the gap between history and contemporary celebration, offering an experience that not only honors our past but energizes us for the future. Stay tuned for more updates and prepare to be a part of a Juneteenth in Da Rock 2024 that promises to be both memorable and transformative.


"Woven: Preserving Our History, Embracing Our Future" Exhibit

Exploring Recent Acquisitions

This year's Juneteenth exhibit is a deep dive into the latest additions to our museum collections, highlighting some of the state's most significant collections. From the eras of slavery and religion to the contributions of educational institutions and modern-day leaders, this exhibition weaves together pivotal elements of our history, offering a comprehensive view of the African American journey. Join us at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center this Juneteenth for a celebration that's not only a reflection of our rich history but also a beacon for our future. With so much new to see and experience, this year's festivities are sure to deepen your appreciation for the enduring spirit and contributions of the African American community.

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Top 15

Juneteenth Top 15 Trailblazers that lead the way in Arkansas history will as Ambassadors this year as we continue to share their amazing stories statewide.


Vendor Opportunity

We're excited to announce that for Juneteenth 2024, all vendor booths at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will be completely free of charge! Yes, you read that correctly—FREE. It's our pleasure to offer this amazing opportunity to our community members, providing a platform for local artisans, entrepreneurs, and business owners to showcase their goods and services during one of the most significant celebrations of African American freedom and culture.