New Gallery Opens at Herrett Center
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Two new galleries will debut this Friday at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science on the College of Southern Idaho campus.
The first-ever session of the Herrett Teens after-school program is wrapping up, and they’d like to share their final project with the Twin Falls community.
According to information from the college:
The Teens have curated their own exhibition in part of the Herrett’s Roy and Verna Marie Raymond Gallery featuring art and artifacts that they selected from the permanent collection, the education collection, and their own personal collections.
They even created the labels, some of which are bi-lingual featuring Chinese and English text. This program was made possible by donations from the Idaho Humanities Council.
The Herrett Center also will celebrate the grand opening of Tatanka Maka, an exhibition featuring the material culture of the Native people of the Great Basin and Great Plains. This exhibition showcases many objects that are new to the museum’s collection as well as some old favorites.
Items include eagle feather headdresses, examples of beadwork, and crafted pipes from the Great Plains. “The show also incorporates some artifacts that illustrate cross-cultural connections between the Great Basin and Plains and other Native tribes in North America,” the college says.
Light refreshments will be served during Friday’s exhibit opening. The event is free.