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!

  • September
    • Art Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception - Herrett Center Museum
      • September 8, 2015  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

        "ISU Art Faculty Exhibition," on display in the Jean B. King Gallery of Art through February 7th through October 10th, 2015.

    • Astronomy Talk - Faulkner Planetarium
      • September 10, 2015  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Introducing Lyra, the Lyre" by Chris Anderson, Observatory Coordinator

        The history, mythology, and interesting celestial targets of this small, but prominent summer constellation.

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

    • International Observe the Moon Night - Centennial Observatory
      • September 19, 2015  7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

        See our nearest celestial neighbor up close, through the 24" Norman Herrett Telescope (fully wheelchair accessible).  Please dress warmly. Free admission.

    • Total Lunar Eclipse - Centennial Observatory
      • September 27, 2015  7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

        7:00 PM - Observatory opens
        7:22 PM - Moon rises, already partially eclipsed.
        8:11 PM - Totality begins (moon is dark red-orange).
        8:47 PM - Maximum eclipse
        9:23 PM - Partial phase begins (growing bright "sliver").
        10:27 PM - Partial phase ends, diminishing subtle darkening.
        11:00 PM - Observatory closes (moon appears normal).
        11:22 PM - Last shading (too subtle to notice) disappears.


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