Author and “manliness” expert Brett McKay explains how ritual helps us make sense of life’s progressions.
Artist Emile Norman never became a household name. But his massive artwork remains a treasure of California Freemasonry in San Francisco.
For the select group of Masonic father-and-son combos, the Lewis Degree is a special ceremony binding generations of Masons.
For the small band of Masons who make the annual trek to Black Rock Desert, the echoes between Burning Man and Freemasonry are unmistakable.
Led by ‘The Pentaverate’ and ‘The Lost Symbol,’ allusions to secret fraternal organizations based on Freemasonry are suddenly everywhere.
Freemasonry offers a framework to living a better life. That’s why it holds so many lessons for confronting death—and whatever comes next.
To some, collecting Masonic artifacts, rings, aprons, and jewelry isn’t just a hobby. It’s a craze.
More than a symbol of fraternal devotion, the Masonic apron embodies the wearer’s presentation of himself – to his lodge and to the world.
This fall, in ‘Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol’ on Peacock, a new Masonic mystery thriller hits the streaming airwaves.
In celebration of Independence Day, Grand Lodge of California head archivist Joe Evans shares a blue transferware cup plate dated between 1818 and 1836 that suggests Lady Justice a Freemason.
Could a hiding-in-plain-sight Masonic icon change the way we understand a Diego Rivera masterpiece?
As Gmail retires its Masonic apron-like logo, we look behind some of the world’s most iconic brand designs and find Masonic inspiration.
For more than 150 years, the Folger cipher had Masonic experts stumped—until Dr. Brent Morris and his team at the NSA took their turn.
On the 25th anniversary of the “Stonecutters” episode of The Simpsons, a look back at one of the greatest comic send-ups of Freemasonry ever.
The hunt for gold is—metaphorically, anyway—central to Freemasonry.
How do you tell a life story, set new goals, and define your legacy—all on a single lapel pin?
Reviewing the 40-year-old Masonic-inspired board game “BUILD.” Can Freemasonry stand up to the Monopoly treatment?
Masonic wall charts and floor cloths were once banned as too revealing. Now, they’re central parts of modern lodges.
How today’s makers are keeping the Masonic artistic tradition alive—with some twists.