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!

  • 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.


  • March
    • Primitive Skills for Modern Man: Fish Traps & Weirs: Replicating Regional Fishing Technology - Herrett Center Museum
      • March 11, 2017  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
        Study regional fish trap and weir designs, learn to identify suitable native resources, and construct your own willow fish trap based on local archaeological finds.

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

        Fee: $25
    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • March 15, 2017  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Oasis in the Desert" by Curtis Johnson, Stricker Descendant and Local Historian

        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.

    • "Earth Hour" Night Telescope Viewing - Centennial Observatory
      • March 25, 2017  8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

        For one hour, the world is asked to turn out all unnecessary lights as a gesture of energy conservation. Why not come to the Centennial Observatory at the Herrett Center and enjoy the dark skies?  Mars, double stars.  Free admission.

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