The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

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"Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure"

"Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure" Eighty million years ago, the Great Plains lay beneath a shallow sea populated with terrifying predators and strange wonders.  This National Geographic program, with narration by Liev Schreiber and an original soundtrack by Peter Gabriel, shows how paleontologists use fossil clues to reconstruct how "Dolly," dolphin-like dolichorhynchops, navigated this perilous underwater world long before humans walked the earth.




Showing Saturdays at 8:00 PM.


"Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope" (with a live sky tour)

"Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope" Join two young stargazers as they learn about the telescope's evolution from a crude "spyglass" to the modern mountaintop wonders that peer to the edges of the universe.   After the program, a live show presenter will show you the stars, constellations, and planets currently visible in the evening and pre-dawn skies, and tell some of the ancient stories about them.




Showing Saturdays at 1:30 PM.


"Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon"

"Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon" The second-best selling album of all time, it has spent more time on the Billboard Top 200 than any album before or since, with the classics "Breathe," "Time," "Money," "Us and Them," "Brain Damage," and more.  You've heard it too many times to count—now see it in mind-bending full-dome.













Showing Fridays at 8:00 PM.


"Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth's Climate Engine" (with a live sky tour)

"Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth's Climate Engine" What makes Earth so conducive to life?  What drives the engine of weather and climate on our planet?  What connects seemingly independent systems on Earth to create and influence the planetís climate?  Follow the energy trail from the sun to Earth and into the interwoven systems of atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere to discover the broader nature of global climate.  Explore the winds, oceans, and forces of nature that shape Earth, and discover what ruined our sister planet, Venus.   After the program, a live show presenter will show you the stars, constellations, and planets currently visible in the evening and pre-dawn skies, and tell some of the ancient stories about them.

Showing Tuesdays at 7:00 PM and Saturdays at 2:30 PM & 7:00 PM.


"Flight of the Butterflies"

"FlightOfTheButterflies" The iconic monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature.  Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent, with pinpoint navigational accuracy, to a secluded place it has never been.  Follow the monarchs' perilous and extraordinary journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico.  For the first time ever, look inside a chrysalis, thanks to advanced MRI and micro CT scans.  Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find their secret hideaway, with the help of citizen scientists across North America.  Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies.

Showing Tuesdays at 8:00 PM, Fridays at 7:00 PM, and Saturdays at 4:30 PM.


"One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"

"One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure" Join Sesame Streetís Big Bird, Elmo, and Elmoís friend from faraway China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they learn about the sky in this fun adventure, best suited for children ages 4-6.  The three friends learn about sunsets and finding starry patterns like the Big Dipper in the night sky.

Using their imaginations, Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu even travel to the Moon, where they discover they can jump higher and kick a soccer ball farther, but can't fly a kite, and must wear space helmets to breathe.  Return-
ing to Earth, they realize they can see the same stars from their homes in the United States and China.

Showing Saturdays at 3:30 PM.