March/April 2023

Arts & Craftsmen: Spotlight on Masonic Artists and Craft-inspired Works. From the All-seeing Eye to the Mosaic pavement, Masonic symbols abound on this 1790–1800 creamware pitcher from the House of the Temple’s collection. To learn more about this beautifully intricate decorative art piece, see pp. 10–11.


In this magazine:


  • “Annual Report to Our Membership – 2022”
  • M. Szramoski, “How Are We Going to Pay for All of This? The Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship Programs”
  • K. Idell, “A Place of Darkness”
  • M. Beachy, “Eddie Cantor: Showman, Humanitarian, and Mason”
  • J. Bozeman, “Craftsmanship Meets the Craft”
  • M. Dreisonstok, “A Mason for All Seasons: Ill. Robert J.F. Elsner, 33°”
  • J. Greene, “Masons at the Palette: Masters and Apprentices in the Russian Empire”
  • B. C. Ruli, “Coffin and Berryman: Masters of the Political Cartoon”
  • L. Walsh, “Portrait Virtuoso Travis Simpkins’s Initiation into Ancient Egyptian Artistry”


  • J. Cole, Grand Commander’s Message, “Just a Pen?”
  • J. Day, From the Pages of Amicus, “Conducting Research at the Temple”
  • A. de Hoyos, Temple Museum Highlight, “Masonic Decorative Art: Staffordshire, England, Creamware Pitcher”
  • M. Dreisonstok, The Masonic Traveler, “Tall Cedars Convention in Ocean City, Md.”
  • T. Simpkins & S. B. Morris, Chips from the Quarry, “Space Scientists, Astronomers, & Stargazers”
  • Current Interest
  • Notes from The Northern Light
  • W. Parks, Cornerstones of the Craft, “An Appreciation of Newton’s The Builders”
  • M. Dreisonstok & E. Mills, Book Reviews, “On Memory and Chivalry”
  • S. Giroux, Masonic Puzzle, “Traveling with the Knights Templar”