The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Natural History

Roy & Verna Marie Raymond Gallery

Jungle Archaeology

Herrett Teen Exhibit

Currently on Exhibit:

  • "Jungle Archaeology" - A simulated scientific field station in the Central American rain forest.  Interactive displays illustrate various scientific disciplines in their approach to understanding the ecology, biology, and archaeology of the world of the Maya.  Vivariums display living rain forest animals.
  • "Herrett Center Teen Community Exhibition" - Reflecting the diverse personalities of the members of the Herrett Teen Community—a group of high school students who met at the Herrett Center to learn and discuss Idaho's history—this exhibition explores some of the topics covered during the semester as well as objects the Teens relate to personally.

Jack & Betty Allred Gallery

Jack & Betty Allred Gallery

Currently on Exhibit:

  • "Tatanka Maka: The Material Culture of the Buffalo Nation"

Ancient Technologies Gallery

Moche stirrup jar, ca. 500 AD

Currently on Exhibit:

  • "Andean Ascent: The Rise of Culture & Craft in Ancient Peru" - Artifacts from Inca, Moche, Chimú, Chancay, and other pre-Inca cultures, as well as replicas and hands-on displays.

Ancient Idaho Gallery

Ancient Idaho Gallery

Currently on Exhibit:

  • "Native American Fishing in Ancient Idaho" - Anadromous fish were an important seasonal food source for the Native American groups living in prehistoric Idaho. Using a mix of artifacts, replicas, and historical accounts, this exhibit focuses on the tools and techniques developed to harvest these fish from Idaho waters.

Grace & Kenneth Keveren Gallery

Grace & Kenneth Keveren Gallery

Currently on Exhibit:

  • "Groaning Bones and Whispering Stones - Echoes in the Earth" - Fossils and minerals buried beneath our feet have a story to tell about the ancient Earth.  This exhibit features numerous real and replica minerals and fossils, including the Huntington Canyon Mammoth.

Hall of Friends

Currently on Exhibit:

  • Selected paintings and memorabilia from the Heyburn Collection.