Exploring how (and when) whales, dolphins and porpoises evolved the ability to efficiently swim through the water.
The Burke Museum is pleased to welcome Dr. Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse as the new Curator of Northwest Native Art.
People + Cultures
They come from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, but have come together to change perceptions.
The March 1 ceremony was incredibly emotional, both for the Marshallese community, but also for many of the people who joined the Marshallese in solidarity.
How tiny fossilized plant particles in Costa Rica can be used to reconstruct past landscapes.
The Zambian and Tanzanian fossil beds preserved both plants and animals, providing information on paleoclimate before and after extinction.
Northwest Native Art
Tsimshian artist David A. Boxley’s journey to replicate a feast dish in the Burke Museum collection.
Connections to older artworks often provide the spark that keeps Native artists inspired in today's growing art scene.
Despite its popularity, the identity of the carvers who made the poles has been misrepresented for years.
The Burke Museum and College of Engineering are collaborating to scan and 3-D print a large-scale mammoth.
An extinct animal often cited as a ‘missing link’ between modern seals and their four-limbed, land-dwelling ancestors.
How does competition between species affect their long-term evolution?
A Burke research team recently surveyed fruit bats living on the small island of Grenada.
Raked by vigorous winds, with not a blade of grass in sight, Peru’s desert coast looks remarkably different from its past.
We started removing the cast covering LuLu the Columbian mammoth's tusk to get a glimpse into its preservation.
Burke paleontologists collected the partial skull of what's likely a Columbian mammoth after it was found along an eroded bluff near Sequim.