A specimen from a tree that once stood on the site of the new Burke Museum is the first object to be moved into the new building.
Meet Wimahl chinookensis, a new species of fossil dolphin that lived about 18 million years ago in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
Researcher Ana Bedoya Ovalle returns to Colombia to collect and study river-weed plants in South America.
Researcher Ashley Pickard visits the Burke Museum to study shoe samples from the Japanese Gulch archaeological site.
The Burke Museum has commissioned a Coast Salish art piece for the lobby of the New Burke.
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.