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!

  • April
    • Total Lunar Eclipse - Centennial Observatory
      • April 4, 2015  7:00 AM - 7:30 AM

        3:00 AM - Observatory opens
        3:01 AM - (Invisible) partial phase (subtle darkening) begins
        4:16 AM - Umbral phase (growing "bite") begins
        5:58 AM - Totality begins (moon dark red-orange)
        6:00 AM - Maximum eclipse
        6:02 AM - Totality ends
        7:15 AM - Sunrise
        7:23 AM - Moon sets, with a dark "bite" still missing
        7:30 AM - Observatory closes

    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • April 15, 2015  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Where Have All the Silos Gone?  Documenting the Evolution of a Rural Landscape" by Elizabeth Jacox and Barbara Perry Bauer, TAG Historical Research

        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.

    • International Astronomy Day - Herrett Center Museum
      • April 25, 2015  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

        Admission to Rick Allen Room (water bottle rockets, make-and-take activities): $1 per person


  • May
    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • May 6, 2015  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Chocolate: Food of the Gods" by Dr. Lauren Fins, Professor of Forestry, University of Idaho (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.

    • Astronomy Talk - Faulkner Planetarium
      • May 14, 2015  8:45 PM - 9:45 PM

        "Galaxies" by Chris Anderson, Observatory Coordinator

        A primer on the wide variety of "star cities" that populate the universe beyond the Milky Way.

        Admission (doors open at 8:30 PM):
        Adults: $2.50
        Students (incl. CSI w/activity card): $1.50
        6 and under: Free

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