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  • Home and Silo in Cozad, NE
    Home and Silo in Cozad, NE
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  • Henri Museum
    Henri Museum
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  • Pipe Collection in Henri Museum
    Pipe Collection in Henri Museum
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Cozad Things to Do

  • Walk Around Old Downtown Cozad

    Since the museum is close to the center of Cozad, it's worthwhile taking a short walk along 8th Street and Main Street. There are numerous antique stores and a decent soup and sandwich cafe. The newer side of town is across the railroad tracks closer to I-80. Most of the older architecture downtown is from the early 20th century. There's an art...

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  • Cozad Family Heirlooms

    There are some clothes and other items that belong to Henri's mother or relatives who have donated them to the museum. There's also a few miscellaneous collections of pipes and political buttons donated to the museum by local towns folk.

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  • Other Sketches

    The collection of images I have here is but a small number of the many sketches that the museum as on display and on file. One could spent hours browsing the sketches.

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  • Comic Sketches

    Henri amused himself and others with comic sketches. Sometimes these are mere doodles through which he amused himself during his travels. The museum has a very fine collection of original sketches and limited edition prints, and this collection is growing as the museum improves its endowment.

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  • Brown Eyed Girl in Blue and the Print...

    Margery Austin Ryerson, last surviving art student of Robert Henri, contributed this excellent original oil painting to the museum. The portrait is a fine example of the style that Henri inspired in his students.Henri was a late impressionist, and founding member of the Ashcan School, which, if I understand it correctly, emphasize an authentic...

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  • Robert Henri Queen Marianna Painting

    Any Robert Henri painting will easily auction for six figures, so this tiny museum has neither the security, safe climate display, nor endowment for more than a few paintings and sketches. There is one significant Henri oil painting portrait which is displayed on the second floor. Queen Marianna, second wife of King Philip IV of Spain, is basically...

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  • Robert Henri Museum Building

    The original Cozad home has been structurally restored and given a coat of stucco to preserve it. Inside, antique furniture decorate, some authentic Cozad family, much of it only period pieces. The rambling house includes many small rooms that served as temporary living quarters for men who were homesteading property lots distributed by John Cozad....

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  • DRIVE AROUND TOWN

    JUST LOOK AROUND AND GET A FEEL FOR THE TOWN. It is a nice town. Here is a small photo sampler of some buildings we saw around town.

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  • LET'S CATCH A MOVIE!

    Here is the Cozad Movie Theater. On November 7th, 2005, we could have seen Walt Disney's "Chicken Little."

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    Robert Henri Gift Shop 1 more image

    by atufft Written Apr 5, 2013

    The Robert Henri Museum gift shop has refrigerator magnets, stationary and post cards, and a good collection of Robert Henri texts with full color collections of his portraits. Posters of Henri paintings are also available, of course.

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Cozad Local Customs

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    THE GRAIN ELEVATOR

    by Rich62 Updated Jan 18, 2006

    The first thing you see from the interstate will be this gigantic grain elevator, storing tons and tons of corn.

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