Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, at 9th and Broadway, opens the exhibit “Shades of Greatness,” 34 works by artists asked to use as inspiration the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, tonight. Special guest at a reception from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. is William “Youngblood” McCrary, who played with the Kansas City Monarchs and was a teammate of Jackie Robinson. There will be music by Michael Eubanks and “baseball inspired refreshments,” the museum press release said. The exhibition is on loan from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Mo.