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 2023
    • Comet ZTF Viewing - Centennial Observatory
      • February 2, 2023  5:45 AM - 6:15 AM

        Check out the brightest comet so far this year, C/2022 E3 (ZTF) at its maximum brightness.  This is a pre-dawn viewing opportunity to minimize interference from the bright moon.  Free admission.  Weather permitting.  Please dress for very cold temperatures. 

    • Art exhibit opening reception for "ELEMENTAL" (multiple artists) - Herrett Center Museum
      • February 7, 2023  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

        Opening reception for "ELEMENTAL" (multiple artists).  Free refreshments.  Open to the public.

    • Herrett Forum Zoom lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • February 14, 2023  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "Day of Remembrance: Japanese American Incarceration During WWII" by Kurt Ikeda, Director of Interpretation and Education, Mindoka National Historic Site & Robyn Achilles, Executive Director, Friends of Minidoka

        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.


  • March 2023
    • Close Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter - Centennial Observatory
      • March 1, 2023  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

        The two brightest planets will be only 0.5° apart (close enough to be seen simultaneously in a telescope), their smallest visible separation until 2032.  Free admission.

    • Herrett Forum lecture - Rick Allen Room
      • March 14, 2023  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

        "The Future of Energy" by Adam J. Richins, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Idaho Power

        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.

    • "Earth Hour" Night Telescope Viewing - Centennial Observatory
      • March 25, 2023  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?  Waxing crescent (22%) moon, Venus, Uranus, Mars.  Free admission.

Or, plan your visit with our online calendar.

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