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Masonic Education Videos

Masonic education videos offer a visually engaging way to inform yourself, candidates, or the general public about the history and culture of Freemasonry. All original documentary films featured here were created by the Grand Lodge of California.

 

Diverse, Yet United: California's Masonic Mosaic

This video explores the many aspects of California Masonry's rich cultural influences - from those of the state's original settlers to new immigrants who have made California their home today. Learn how our fraternity has been shaped by members' diverse heritages, and how these varied global influences continue to inspire California Masonry today.

 

The Art of Masonic Education

From floor sketches to tracing boards, Masonic artists over the centuries have produced incredible works to serve as lodge teaching aids. In addition to being artifacts of our fraternity, many of these pieces are treasures of the art world. This video explores the history and significance of art in Masonic education from the 18th century to today, as told by historians, Masonic scholars, and the artists themselves.

 

The Holy Writings

Described as the "first great light," the Holy Writings provides a link to Freemasonry's historical beliefs. This video documentary short, produced by the Masonic Grand Lodge of California and the Henry Wilson Coil Library and Museum of Freemasonry, offers new insight into one of Masonry's most treasured three great lights.

 

Emblems of Innocence and Honor: The Masonic Apron

Described as a Mason's "badge" and an emblem of innocence, the apron provides a link to Freemasonry's historical roots. This video documentary short, produced by the Masonic Grand Lodge of California and the Henry Wilson Coil Library and Museum of Freemasonry, offers new insight into one of Masonry's most treasured ritual garments.

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