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Detailed information on the exhibits, research projects, and programs tailored for journalists. For more information or questions please contact Burke Museum Public Relations.

Press Releases

March 27, 2009

Burke Museum Invites Indigenous Artists to Respond to Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in New Exhibit

A-Y-P: Indigenous Voices Reply, May 30 - Nov. 29, 2009

March 11, 2009

Burke Museum Coffee Exhibit Extended Through Summer

Weekend Tastings Continue through June

March 05, 2009

Science Writer Illuminates The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

George Johnson
Lecture and Book Signing
Wed., March 25, 7 pm

January 30, 2009

Spotlight on Triceratops at Annual Dinosaur Day

Dino Day!
Sat., March 7, 10 am - 4 pm

January 29, 2009

Darwin’s Birthday Bash

Thurs., Feb. 12, 6 - 9 pm

January 13, 2009

Love Coffee? Sample Specialty Brews and Cuppings at the Burke Museum

Coffee: The World in Your Cup
Opening Weekend Celebration

Sat. & Sun., Jan. 24 & 25, 10 am - 4 pm

January 01, 2009

A New Look at Coffee: From Farm to Cup

Landmark Exhibit Premieres in Seattle

Coffee: The World in Your Cup
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Jan. 24 - June 7, 2009

November 10, 2008

Seattle Photographer Shares Arctic Tales

The Last Polar Bear with Steven Kazlowski
Lecture and Book Signing
Seattle Town Hall
Thurs., Dec. 4, 7 pm

November 05, 2008

Preston Singletary to Create Glass Killer Whale for Burke Museum at Museum of Glass

Sat., Nov. 22 , 2008 10 am - 5 pm
Sun., Nov. 23, 2008, noon - 5 pm

October 20, 2008

Mammals Rule at Burke Museum Family Day

Meet the Mammals,
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture,
Sat., November 22, 2008,
10 am - 4 pm

October 16, 2008

The Owl and the Woodpecker: Paul Bannick Reveals the Adventure Behind His Stunning Wildlife Photos

Lecture and Book Signing, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Wed., November 12, 2008, 7 pm

October 07, 2008

Tuna: A Love Story, Author Richard Ellis Tells a Cautionary Tuna Tale

Lecture and Book Signing,
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture,
Thurs., Oct. 30, 2008, 7 pm

October 03, 2008

Real Mummy, On View at Burke Museum for One Day

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: Family Day,
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture,
Sun., Oct. 26, 2008,
10 am - 4 pm

September 18, 2008

Burke Museum Presents “Lucy Talks” Lecture Series Inspired by Lucy’s Legacy at PSC

Dr. Mark Collard - From Lucy to Lactose: The Evolution of Human Adaptation,
Pacific Science Center, Eames Auditorium,
Thurs., October 16, 2008, 7 pm

August 25, 2008

Landmark Seattle Exhibit Exposes True Story of World’s Most Popular Drink Coffee!

Coffee: The World in Your Cup ~ Jan. 24 - June 7, 2009

August 18, 2008

Bird Migration Captured in Wildlife Photo Exhibit

Special Public Program

August 05, 2008

Cooking Up Bugs with “The Bug Chef”

10th Annual Bug Blast,
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
Sun., Sept. 28, 2008,
10 am – 4 pm

August 05, 2008

New Photography Exhibit Showcases Miracle of International Bird Migration

Birds in your backyard depend on contested but critical Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for survival

June 03, 2008

Remains of Sunken Whale Skeleton Resurface after Eighteen Months at Bottom of Puget Sound

Burke Museum leads innovative preparatory method

May 20, 2008

Bush Administration Lists the Polar Bear as a Threatened Species

Burke Museum to highlight global warming, polar bears in national premiere, The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World (June 28 - Dec. 31, 2008)

May 15, 2008

Burke Museum and the Seattle Theatre Group Present: In the Land of the Head Hunters

The Moore Theater,
Tues., June 10, 2008, 7 pm

March 24, 2008

Celebrate the Traditional Arts of the Columbia River Plateau live artist demonstrations

Plateau Native Arts Celebration
Sat., April 26, 2008, 10 am - 4 pm
Burke Museum


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