30 million years ago, the world lacked its grass-dominated environments, but 70 million years ago, grasses had not evolved—or so we think.
Various bat species have different needs to survive, which can severely decrease their ability to cope with habitat fragmentation.
Cory Fuavai researches Samoan objects from the Burke’s collection not only for his coursework, but also to become a matai chief.
Burke researchers analyzed monkey facial patterns and found both social and environmental connections.
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.
Video from the Burke Museum's ArtTalk Symposium: Conversations on Northwest Native Art on March 27-28, 2015.
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.