Events at the Burke

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

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:
July 7, 2016
Time:
10 AM - 8 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
Fish specimens

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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