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.



American Georgian Style Architecture | an introduction to the period of Georgian Style Architecture in America lasting from approximately 1700-1776.

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American Georgian Style Architecture
Georgian Style was 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.

a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!

entasis | slight convex shape given to columns.
facade | the face of building.
frieze | band of low relief in entablature.
lintel | a horizontal support element at openings.
Andrea Palladio | Italian architect of proportion and symmetry.
Sir Christopher Wren | influential English architect.

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.