Events at the Burke

There’s always something interesting going on at the Burke!

Featured Event

Children enjoying the Burke Museum Archeology Day event

Uncover thousands of years of human history in one special day at the Burke! 

Date:
January 21, 2017
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM
 
Girls in Science participants during the 2015 Hour of Code event

New to coding? Join us during Hour of Code for hands-on tutorials with other teens!

Date:
December 5, 2016
Time:
4–6 PM
trivia night

A monthly pub quiz for science buffs, culture gurus, and museum lovers. Bring your friends and test your knowledge of the natural world!

Date:
December 6, 2016, January 3, 2017, February 7, 2017, March 7, 2017
Time:
8–10 PM
boy with his hands and nose pressed against the glass of a case holding a triceratops skull replica

On the first Thursday of every month, admission to the Burke Museum is FREE and the museum is open until 8 pm. 

Date:
December 1, 2016, January 5, 2017, February 2, 2017, March 2, 2017
Time:
10 AM — 8 PM
Children enjoying the Burke Museum Archeology Day event

Uncover thousands of years of human history in one special day at the Burke! 

Date:
January 21, 2017
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM

Bring your budding paleontologist to the Burke for monthly fossilized fun!

Date:
January 29, 2017, February 26, 2017, March 26, 2017, April 30, 2017
Time:
11 AM — 2 PM
Members looking at baskets in museum collection

Go behind the scenes into the Burke's collections during this special member-only event!

Date:
February 1, 2017
Time:
5–8 PM
Artifact ID Day

Do you have any intriguing objects tucked away? Let’s uncover the mysteries together.

Date:
February 11, 2017
Time:
1–3:30 PM

Dig into the prehistoric past at Dino Weekend! Stay tuned for advance tickets available online in early 2017.

Date:
March 11, 2017, March 12, 2017
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM
Native bentwood box and jewelry available for purchase at Native Art Market

Join the Burke Museum for a celebration of Native art and purchase original art directly from artists.

Date:
May 13, 2017
Time:
9 AM – 4 PM
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