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Teacher Open House: Schools, Sushi, and Squid, Fall 2007

The Burke Museum hosted an open house for educators and their guests on the evening of September 27, 2007. Sushi, drinks, and music provided the atmosphere for a fun evening that included free admission to all of the museum's galleries as well as a special teacher workshop about the traveling exhibit, In Search of Giant Squid. Museum educators were on hand to demonstrate all that the museum has to offer teachers and students in the Pacific Northwest. Check our website for information about our next free open house for educators.

What participants said about the workshop:

"From the model (fantastic), to the books, displays and tour – I can't wait to share these with the class..."

"I enjoyed the casual, interactive atmosphere – conducive to sharing ideas and enthusiasm."

"This workshop was awesome!"

"What an awesome staff! Wherever did you find them?"

giant squid
A life-size model of the elusive giant squid stretches forty-three feet.
Photo by Keely Gnagy.
squid dissection
Curator of Mollusks, Alan Kohn, leads a dissection of a real squid.
Photo by Keely Gnagy.
day of the dead
The Day of the Dead Traveling Study Collection is popular in autumn.
Photo by Keely Gnagy.