Speaker: Emma Dexter - Stonemasonry at Moulton College
Mon 18th March 2019 at 12.30 - 14.00
Emma is the course manager and lecturer.. She will be telling us about Moulton College's programme for training a new generation of masons who will be carrying on this ancient artthumbnail view
The art of stonemasonry has existed for centuries – ever since humans started making and using tools to survive. From those seemingly ‘menial’ tools, to some of the world’s most iconic buildings, stonemasonry has evolved over the years to produce many architectural wonders! The Eqyptian Pyramids, Stonehenge, famous temples in Asia like Angkor Wat and Borobudur, Acropolis in Greece and the Parthenon are just a few examples. This practice has, and is allowing artisan craftspeople across the world to leave a beautiful legacy – appreciated for years to come.