Tribal elders from across Washington offered a cedar brushing ceremony to acknowledge the commitment of the Burke community during the move to the new facility.
Christian Sidor is returning to Antarctica to explore the Shackleton Glacier area, one of the first places where vertebrates were found in abundance.
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People + Cultures
Visiting researcher Tyson Simmons teamed up with the Bill Holm Center to host a tool-making workshop.
The Bill Holm Center recently brought museum objects and shared object-handling knowledge at a two-day basketry 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.
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.
Researcher Kristin Campbell looks into whether skull anatomy and bite force explain dietary differences in sea otters.
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.