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Upcoming Events

The Burke offers a special event for everyone with popular annual family events like Dino Day, lectures with prominent leaders in the arts and sciences, exhibit-related programs, cultural festivals, and more!

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Free First Thursdays

Thurs., Aug. 7, 2014 – Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014

On the first Thursday of every month, admission to the Burke Museum is FREE and the museum will remain open until 8 pm. Hands-on activities are offered each month.

College Inn Pub

Burke Trivia Night at the College Inn Pub

Thurs., Aug. 7, 2014 – Fri., Dec. 5, 2014 | 8 –  10 pm

The Burke Museum presents a monthly pub quiz for science buffs, culture gurus, and museum lovers. Bring your friends to the College Inn Pub and test your knowledge of the natural world. Compete with other teams for drink vouchers and other prizes. Teams are limited to 6 players. Cost: $5 per team.

Burke Trivia Night happens every first Thursday at 8 pm at the College Inn Pub.

Hosted by the Burke Museum at the College Inn Pub, 4006 University Way NE. Support for Trivia Night was provided by the University of Washington Graduate School. This is a 21+ event.

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Mad Campus: Temporary art installation on Burke Museum grounds

Sat., Sept. 13, 2014 – Sat., Oct. 25, 2014

MadArt serves as a catalyst for new and unexpected artworks in Seattle by providing opportunities for large-scale installations that support emerging artists in our community, bring art into our lives in unexpected ways, and to create community involvement in the arts. Look for an installation outside the Burke Museum, September 13 to October 25, 2014.