Collector and photographer Bob Thomson’s affinity for spiders had a lasting impact on the Burke’s collections.
Megapodes cleverly harness environmental heat sources to incubate their eggs.
Washington's first dinosaur fossil gives insight into what the west coast was like 80 million years ago.
The Burke is dedicated to collaborating with diverse Native populations, sharing collections and learning together.
Danny Shelton builds a stronger connection to his heritage and inspires his fellow classmates to pursue their own cultural research.
The Burke Museum received a Thrive by Five grant to grow our offsite BurkeMobile programs and reach our littlest learners.
A chance encounter on a windy day leads to the discovery of a new spider habitat.
The updated 50th anniversary edition of Bill Holm’s definitive book on northern Northwest Coast art.
Seattle is abuzz after construction workers find an unexpected guest from the ice age.
Studying hybrid zones offers a unique view into the evolutionary processes that either generate or extinguish species.
Despite its popularity, the identity of the carvers who made the poles has been misrepresented for years.