Events at the Burke

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

Featured Event

Birds at the Burke at the Burke Museum

Flock to the Burke for a fun-filled day celebrating all things feathered!

Date:
October 8, 2016
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM
 

Join us for a special day of earth science activities!

Date:
October 1, 2016
Time:
10 am – 4 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:
October 4, 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:
October 6, 2016
Time:
10 AM - 8 PM
Birds at the Burke at the Burke Museum

Flock to the Burke for a fun-filled day celebrating all things feathered!

Date:
October 8, 2016
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM

The UW’s M9 Project leads an in-depth, four-part class on the potential effects of a Cascadia megathrust earthquake.

Date:
October 19, 2016
Time:
7–8:30 pm
Creepy-Crawly Cocktail Visitors

Grab some liquid courage and face your fears with creepy-crawly critters that no longer bite (and live ones that won't)!

Date:
October 20, 2016
Time:
6-8:30 PM, 5:30 PM for Burke members

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

Date:
October 30, 2016
Time:
Last Sunday of the month, 11 AM - 2 PM
North Cascades artifacts

Find out what stone tools tell us about how people lived in the North Cascades and the greater Northwest for thousands of years.

Date:
November 3, 2016
Time:
7–8 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
North Cascades Glaciers

A free talk about the longest-running, most comprehensive study of glaciers on the planet. 

Date:
November 17, 2016
Time:
7 pm
Grizzly bear

A free talk about wolverines, wolves, fishers and grizzly bears re-entering the North Cascades.

Date:
December 1, 2016
Time:
7 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
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

Dig into the prehistoric past at Dino Weekend! Stay tuned for pre-sale tickets available online this fall.

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 the unique opportunity to purchase original art directly from artists.

Date:
May 13, 2017
Time:
9 AM – 4 PM
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