On Oct. 4, Grand Master S. Eugene Herritt welcomed brethren and guests to the Grand Exhibition Gala. This event was held at the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia to celebrate the opening of the juried art show sponsored by The Masonic Library and Museum of Pennsylvania. All artwork entered displayed a visual interpretation of Freemasonry in Pennsylvania. All artwork was reviewed by a jury of their peers composed of Brother Alvin E. Just, DDGM-41; William Scott Noel, Painter; and Moe A. Brooker, Painter.

Grand Master Herritt announced the winner in each category, who received $200 each. The Grand Master’s Prize winner was awarded $500, and the Best in Show winner was awarded $1,000.