The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Coming Soon to the Faulkner Planetarium

"The Ooky Spooky Light Show"

A ghoulish collection of Halloween favorites, set to spine-tingling 3D/motion graphics on the dome.  Frightfully fun!  (From Flint, Michigan's Longway Planetarium.)

  • "This is Halloween" – from The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • "I Put a Spell On You" – by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
  • "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell
  • "Night on Bald Mountain" by Mussorgsky
  • "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr.
  • "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder
  • "Bad Moon Rising" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • "Spirit in the Sky" by Norman Greenbaum
  • "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett
  • "Thriller" by Michael Jackson

Show times October 1st through the 12th

  • Tuesdays: 8:00 PM
  • Fridays: 7:00 & 8:00 PM
  • Saturdays: 2:30 & 8:00 PM

Show times October 13th through the 31st

  • Tuesdays: 8:00 PM
  • Fridays: 7:00, 8:00, & 9:00 PM
  • Saturdays: 2:30, 4:30, 8:00, & 9:00 PM

"Dinosaurios al Atardecer: Los Orígenes del Vuelo"

Realice un viaje de fantasía a la era mesozoica para compartir los cielos con pterosaurios y otros reptiles voladores, y explore los orígenes del vuelo, así como el largo reinado de los dinosaurios hasta un final cataclísmico.  (Producido por Mirage3D.)

Horarios del programa del 1 al 12 de octubre:

  • Sabádo 4:30 pm

“Volcanoes - The Fires of Creation”

Southern Idaho, a landscape sculpted by volcanic forces.  From the stark beauty of Craters of the Moon with its extinct splatter cones and plains of frozen lava to other lava flows across southern Idaho, it is clear that volcanoes played a role in shaping the land on which we live.  Today, active volcanoes hold an allure.  It could be from their rarity or the danger they pose; no matter what the reason they fascinate us.  Witness the incredible tale of the birth of our planet in which volcanoes played a crucial role.  Then step into the present and follow along as National Geographic photographer Carsten Peter takes you along on a personal journey to see volcanoes from the inside, revealing their hidden mysteries.  Get up close to the 2018 eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea and watch as Carsten attempts to descend to a lava lake as it roils and churns, launching fountains of lava.  Carsten's passion for volcanoes will grab you, thrill you, and scare you all at the same time.  You may never want to get as close to an active volcano in real life as Carsten does, but you can go there with him from the safety of your seat in the planetarium.

Every rock tells a story.

Opening December 26th