The massive T. rex skull jacket presented quite a unique challenge. That's where the "Rex Rack" comes in.
What else was hiding in those dusty hills? The team headed back out to find more of the T. rex this summer.
People + Cultures
The Sugpiat community’s traditional Angyaaq boat is reconstructed and leaves shore for the first time in over a century.
A small tear in a blanket revealed a rare piece of history hiding in plain sight.
Aaron Parker's and Chris Cunningham's premiered their live art performance, ƛ’ix̌aq: Animal Skin, at the Burke Museum
A new species of goby was discovered while being chased by an invasive lionfish outside of Curacao.
Graduate student John Chau discovers the origin of the Butterfly-bush, a familiar flowering plant in the Seattle area.
Learn about the Burke's research on the coastal-tailed frog, one of the specimens on display in our Wild Nearby exhibit.
Northwest Native Art
A groundbreaking project to reestablish traditional dugout canoe culture among their five Inland Northwest member tribes.
Tsimshian artist David A. Boxley’s journey to replicate a feast dish in the Burke Museum collection.
Dig into the excavations of Burke curator Christian Sidor's team and their discovery of fossils of early carnivorous dinosaurs.
A new study describes an early mammal that had, pound-for-pound, the strongest bite force of any mammal ever recorded.
The 27-million-year-old fossil whale on display in our Life & Times exhibit is officially a new species!
For hundreds of years, a species of flying squirrel was hiding right under (actually, above) our noses.
Analyzing the limited samples of the oviraptorosaur to answer lingering questions about this species' growth and anatomy.
At the Burke, we have a lot of big dreams—from discovering a T. rex to inspiring the next generation of paleontologists, weavers, conservationists and scientists.
The Burke Museum is working with researchers from Coastal Raptors to aid in conservation efforts for Washington's coastal raptors.
In addition to distinct belly coloration, Burke researchers found that species east and west of the North Cascades are genetically different.