Events at the Burke

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

A participant in the workshop writes by the water.

Join award-winning authors Kathleen Alcalá, Lynda Mapes and Stokley Towles in a workshop devoted to writing about the environment.

Date:
April 29, 2017
Time:
9 AM – 5 PM

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

Date:
April 30, 2017, May 28, 2017
Time:
11 AM — 2 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:
May 2, 2017, June 6, 2017, August 1, 2017, September 5, 2017
Time:
8–10 PM
A section of the Waterlines Project map.

Discover the geological, cultural and engineering forces that have shaped Seattle in this four-part class.

Date:
April 19, 2017, April 26, 2017, May 3, 2017, May 10, 2017
Time:
7 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:
May 4, 2017, June 1, 2017, July 6, 2017, August 3, 2017
Time:
10 AM — 8 PM

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

Date:
May 13, 2017
Time:
10 AM – 4 PM
Visitors enjoying a previous Burke NiteLife event

Celebrate the things people make, from music to tools to art. 

Date:
May 19, 2017
Time:
6–8:30 PM, 5:30 PM for Burke members
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