Less than two years later after the New Burke’s official groundbreaking, construction on the New Burke building is complete!
UW paleontologists and geologists, including Burke curator Christian Sidor, have uncovered new fossils in Zambia and Tanzania.
Visiting researcher Dr. Robert Bossenecker recently discovered a new species of prehistoric seal in the Burke’s paleontology collection.
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.
The “Pocket Bats!” outreach program uses augmented reality to allow people to hold replicas of bat skulls in the palm of their hand.
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.
Archaeologist Chris Yamamoto visits the Burke to view artifacts found in the Japanese Gulch.
Christian Sidor is returning to Antarctica to explore the Shackleton Glacier area, one of the first places where vertebrates were found in abundance.
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.