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MTCC to host workshop series for Women's History Month

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center - Friday, February 17, 2017

In recognition of Women’s History Month in March, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will present a series of workshops centered on our “Arkansas Made, Black Crafted” initiative.

African American women artisans and entrepreneurs will present on topics such as, “From Hobby to Income,” traditional head wraps for function and fashion, a “Discovering the Stone” jewelry making tutorial and a soap making workshop. A small fee will be charged for some workshops to cover material costs.

March 2, 5:30 p.m. — From Hobby to Income (Free)

Instructors: Tracy Coleman-Dawson, Big & Purty Purses; Patricia Brown, director, Small and Minority Business division, Arkansas Economic  Development Commission

March 9, 5:30 p.m. — Head Wrap Tutorial (Free)

Instructor: Bernice Osei-Danquah, RNB Ghanaian Fashions 

March 18, 1:30 p.m. — Soap Making Workshop ($25 registration fee covers supplies and 1 lb of handmade soap)

Instructor: Najiba Moyer, Simple Soaps and Scrubs 

March 23, 5 p.m. — “Discovering the Stone” jewelry making workshop ($25 registration fee includes supplies and take home of crafted caged stone)

Instructors:Phoenix A’Kemet and Nanee Maa, HRS Botanica LLC

For more information on these events or to register, contact [email protected] or 501-683-3593. All workshops will take place at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 W. Ninth St. in Little Rock.