Exhibits

See the life before you

Featured Exhibit

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of one of the largest wildlands in the U.S.—the North Cascades.

Date:
June 18, 2016April 9, 2017
 
Current Exhibit

Two Hawai'i-based artists, Jan Becket and Carl Pao, document and respond to the reclamation of Native land on Kaho'olawe Island, Hawai'i. 

Date:
October 15, 2016May 7, 2017
Current Exhibit

Brace yourselves, dino-lovers: Burke Museum paleontologists have discovered the first dinosaur fossil ever found in Washington state!

Date:
May 20, 2015
yes
Current Exhibit

Immerse yourself in the lives of people from different cultures around the Pacific Rim. Pacific Voices is about cultural identity—about how we know who we are.

Date:
October 9, 2015
yes
Current Exhibit

From lethal lava to grinding glaciers to rampaging reptiles, marvel at the natural forces that shaped Washington's landscape and the amazing animals that once lived here.

Date:
October 9, 2015
yes
Current Exhibit

Discover how Burke curators are conducting research right now that is helping shape our understanding of the great “family tree” that connects all living things. 

Date:
October 9, 2015
yes
Current Exhibit

See more than 100 objects—from glittering gems to colorful birds to remarkable works of art—that highlight the breadth of the collections held at the Burke.

Date:
October 9, 2015
yes
Current Exhibit

Discover around 50 species of plants important to Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. 

Date:
October 9, 2015
yes
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