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!

  • January
    • Cabin Fever Day Reptile Meet-n-Greet - Herrett Center Museum
    • Cabin Fever Day Solar Viewing - Centennial Observatory
      • January 7, 2017  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

        Safe, close-up views of the Sun's spots, prominences (gas eruptions), and active regions.  Bright stars and planets visible even in the daytime with the 24" telescope!  Weather permitting.  Free admission.

    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • January 18, 2017  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Over the Rainbow: The GLBT Experience in the Magic Valley" - by Brandon Tesch, GLBT Performance Artist

        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.


  • February
    • Astronomy Talk - Faulkner Planetarium
      • February 1, 2017  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

        "The Hunt for Planet 9" by Chris Anderson, Observatory Coordinator

        In 2015, Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin announced evidence for a large, unseen planet beyond Pluto.  This program will examine their claim and the efforts being made to verify it.

        Admission (doors open at 5:45 PM):
        Adults: $2.50
        Children (7-17) & CSI students: $1.50
        Ages 0-6: Free

    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • February 15, 2017  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "For Lincoln and Liberty Too: Songs from a House Divided" (lecture/performance, Idaho Humanities Council lecture) by William Rossiter, Folklorist and Musician

        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.

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