The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



Early American Architecture | an introduction to Early American Architecture of the period lasting from approximately 1550-1850.

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Early American Architecture
Early Colonial | the Early Colonial period includes both New England Colonial and Southern Colonial architecture.

Spanish Colonial | the Spanish Colonial period is prevalent particularly in California, Florida, and the Southwest.

Georgian | named for the kings who ruled England during the 1700s, the Georgian style is based on the work of Sir Christopher Wren and his contemporaries.

Federal | celebrating the birth of a new nation, the Federal style is based upon the Adamesque style popular in Britain.

Jeffersonian | inspired by the work of Thomas Jefferson, this style combined the order and geometry of a pure Roman temple form.

Bibliotheque | recommended books and timeless classics related to architecture, design, and art... from monographs of noted architects to reference books for students and professionals alike.

Loggia Forums | have a question about architectural history? Visit the Loggia Forums to share your thoughts in engaging discussions about the arts.

Arts & Crafts Design in America: A State-By-State Guide

The first guidebook of its kind, "Arts & Crafts Design in America" includes 250 detailed entries which describe sites open to the public and museum collections featuring whole-room interiors and objects.