The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Upcoming Special Events

All events listed are free to the public unless otherwise noted, made possible by the Herrett Center, the College of Southern Idaho, the Associated Students of CSI, the CSI Foundation, or as listed. Please join us!

  • May
    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • May 3, 2017  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Ice Age Animals of the Snake River Plain: Camels, Elephants, Lions and Sloths, Oh, My!" by Sue Miller, Paleontologist (annual Crabtree Memorial Lecture, for Idaho Archaeology Month)

        Herrett Forum lectures are usually presented on the 3rd Wednesday, Sept. - May.  Topics are coordinated by the Herrett Forum Committee, local citizens dedicated to bringing high-quality speakers, scholars, and artists to Twin Falls.  Free admission.  Doors open at 7 PM.

    • Primitive Skills for Modern Man: Cordage and Native Plants - Herrett Center Museum
      • May 6, 2017  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
        Lean to identify local resources used in making cordage, string, and native rope. Participants will meet offsite for a nature walk to identify common native plants found locally, including some used prehistorically by the Shoshone, as well as dangerous plants to avoid. Participants will then extract fibers from plant resources and create a simple two-ply twist cordage.

        Minimum age: 12 (participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult)

        Fee: $25
    • Simon Clovis Cache Celebration - Herrett Center Museum
      • May 20, 2017  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
        Following the recent theft of Simon Clovis Cache replicas from the Herrett Center, much interest in the real Simon artifacts has been generated within the local community. In celebration of the Twin Falls Police Department's successful recovery of the replicas with help from the citizen tips, the Herrett Center is hosting an open house exhibition featuring the real artifacts and a selection of replica points. Please join us!
    • Primitive Skills for Modern Man: Beginning Flintknapping Class 1 - Herrett Center Museum
      • May 23, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
        Learn the basics of flintknapping, assemble your own flintknapping kit, and create a number of simple, flaked stone tools. Includes all materials and pizza on Saturday.

        Minimum age: 12 (participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult)

        Fee: $50
    • Primitive Skills for Modern Man: Beginning Flintknapping Class 2 - Herrett Center Museum
      • May 26, 2017  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
        Learn the basics of flintknapping, assemble your own flintknapping kit, and create a number of simple, flaked stone tools. Includes all materials and pizza on Saturday.

        Minimum age: 12 (participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult)

        Fee: $50
    • Primitive Skills for Modern Man: Beginning Flintknapping Class 3 - Herrett Center Museum
      • May 27, 2017  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
        Learn the basics of flintknapping, assemble your own flintknapping kit, and create a number of simple, flaked stone tools. Includes all materials and pizza on Saturday.

        Minimum age: 12 (participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult)

        Fee: $50

  • June
Comments or questions? Email us: herrett@csi.edu