Thousands of native Northwest plants are going in on the north, west and south sides of the New Burke.
The New Burke is coming together, with gorgeous skylights illuminating progress on the interior of the building.
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People + Cultures
Archaeologist Chris Yamamoto visits the Burke to view artifacts found in the Japanese Gulch.
Visiting researcher Tyson Simmons teamed up with the Bill Holm Center to host a tool-making workshop.
Herbarium researcher Mark Darrach helped discovered a new plant species – and plans to auction off the right to name it.
A new species of goby was discovered while being chased by an invasive lionfish outside of Curacao.
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.
The T. rex skull jacket is open, with the skull and the teeth almost fully revealed.
We're reconstructing a full-scale Columbian mammoth using a combination of real and 3D-printed fossils from the collection.
The “Pocket Bats!” outreach program uses augmented reality to allow people to hold replicas of bat skulls in the palm of their hand.
Visiting researcher Sara ElShafie looks at the effects of climate change on prehistoric reptiles.
Testing, Testing 1-2-3 included specimen prep in public view—here’s how people responded.
The Herbarium helps to solve a mysterious discovery—in ski boots of all places!
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.