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 Solar Viewing - Centennial Observatory
      • January 6, 2018  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.

    • Total Lunar Eclipse - Centennial Observatory
      • January 31, 2018  4:30 AM - 7:30 AM

        Total lunar eclipse. First dark "bite" missing from the moon starting at 4:48 a.m.  Totality from 5:52 to 7:08 a.m. (greatest eclipse at 6:31 a.m.).


  • February
    • Astronomy Talk - Faulkner Planetarium
      • February 7, 2018  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

        "Asteroid Shadows by Starlight: Research at the Centennial Observatory" by Chris Anderson, Observatory Coordinator

        Asteroids appear as tiny specks in a telescope, so measuring their size and shape requires an indirect method, employed at the Centennial Observatory since 2014.

        Admission (doors open at 6:15 p.m.):
        Adults: $2.50
        Children (7-17) & CSI students, staff, and faculty: $1.50
        Ages 0-6: Free

    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • February 13, 2018  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Standards in Journalism: Can We Trust It?" by Travis Quast and Matt Christenson, Times-News

        Herrett Forum lectures are usually presented on the 2nd Tuesday, Sept. - Nov. and Feb. - 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.

    • Romance Under the Stars - Herrett Center Museum
      • February 14, 2018  6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        Five-course dinner, a gift for your sweetheart, a rose, and a special planetarium presentation of "Romance Under the Stars: Tales of Love, Lust, and Longing." Seating options begin at $80 per couple. Limited space. Reservations accepted until Feb. 7th or until sold out.

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