Events at the Burke

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

Featured Event

Dive into the Burke’s Ichthyology Collections at this brand new fish event!

Dive into the Burke’s Ichthyology Collections at this brand new fish event!

Date:
August 20, 2016
Time:
9 AM – 1 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:
August 2, 2016
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:
August 4, 2016
Time:
10 AM - 8 PM
Burke Nightlife: Fish and Sips (Photos: Andrew Waits)

We'll be sippin' on the dock of the bay at this outdoor evening party featuring creatures from under the sea. 

Date:
August 20, 2016
Time:
6 – 8:30 PM
Dive into the Burke’s Ichthyology Collections at this brand new fish event!

Dive into the Burke’s Ichthyology Collections at this brand new fish event!

Date:
August 20, 2016
Time:
9 AM – 1 PM
Bug Blast at the Burke Museum

See hundreds of specimens from the Burke Museum’s extraordinary arachnology & entomology collection.

Date:
September 18, 2016
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM
Birds at the Burke at the Burke Museum

See hundreds of specimens from the Burke Museum’s extraordinary ornithology collection.

Date:
October 8, 2016
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM
Meet the Mammals at the Burke Museum

Meet hundreds of specimens from the Burke Museum’s extraordinary mammalogy collection.

Date:
November 5, 2016
Time:
10 AM – 4 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:
4–8:30 PM
Artifact ID Day

Do you have any intriguing objects tucked away? Bring them to the Burke on Artifact ID Day! Let’s uncover the mysteries together.

Date:
February 11, 2017
Time:
1–3:30 PM
Native bentwood box and jewelry available for purchase at Native Art Market

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

Date:
May 13, 2017
Time:
9 AM – 4 PM
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