First Friday Art Walk: "Prayer of Protection"



Internationally recognized artist Bonnie Vierthaler is our newly appointed Artist-in-Residence.  Her First Friday Prayers Made Visible* offerings are ongoing immersive, multi-media explorations. *What is prayer?  an expression of our desire to make things better.


Please join us for the next in hermulti-mediadome show series:


“Prayer of Protection”


First Friday, January 6, 2017 from 5:30-6:15 PM (free)

With an encore presentation on

Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 7-8 PM (donation)






Come join us, as the luminous painted prayers swirl overhead and pave the way to a more peaceful world. With the dome as both vehicle and venue for bringing light and beauty into our frenzied lives, Vierthaler and the Southworth Planetarium are exploring uncharted territory.  Each month’s offering brings you the latest Aha! Moments.



Explore the healing potential of art and music in an awe-inspiring, immersive, omni-dome format. We strive to create a peaceful space for inspiring health, wellness, and inner peace.  






Add prayers of your own as we release the pain of unsettling events at home and abroad, soothe our wounded nervous systems, re-center ourselves in love and light, uplift our spirits, and heal our troubled world with beautiful, transformative prayer-paintings caressing the dome of the planetarium.





Artist Bonnie Vierthaler fielding questions in the Southworth Planetarium dome.


Doors open at 5:00 pm for the 5:30 showing of Prayer of Protection”.  Free and substance-free.


The artist, Bonnie Vierthaler, will be on hand in the adjoining gallery for discussion and refreshments following the performance.


To learn more please visit 

or call the Southworth Planetarium at (207) 780-4249.


Bonnie Vierthaler

Artist Bonnie Vierthaler