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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


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

February 20, 2008

Burke Museum Spring Events Calendar

April through June 2008

February 20, 2008

New Photography Exhibit Spotlights the Devastating Impact of Global Warming on Polar Bears

The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World, Burke Museum, June 28 - Dec. 31, 2008

February 14, 2008

Meet a Nothosaur and Crack Open a Fossil Rock at Dino Day

Dino Day, Saturday, March 1, 2008, 10 am - 4 pm, Burke Museum

February 11, 2008

New Photography Exhibit Spotlights Washington State’s Hoh River - A Conservation Success Story

Fast Moving Water: The Hoh River Story
A traveling exhibit launching at the Burke Museum, Seattle, WA, April 24 - June 8, 2008

January 21, 2008

Newest Fossils Unveiled at Burke Museum Dinosaur Day

Saturday, March 1, 2008
10 am - 4 pm

January 18, 2008

Artifact Identification Day at Burke Museum

Sat., Feb. 9, 2008
1 - 4 pm

January 09, 2008

Chief Joseph and Other Historical Photos & Objects

From Nez Perce, Umatilla, and Yakama Tribes
On View at Burke Museum,
Opening Day:  Sat., Jan.  26 ~ 10 am - 4 pm

January 07, 2008

Giant “Fish Lizard” Fossil Installed at Burke Museum

Burke Room now home to 21 foot long marine reptile fossil

January 07, 2008

Burke Museum Winter Events

Feb. through Apr. 2008

November 07, 2007

Birds of Yellowstone Park

Free Lecture
Sat., Dec. 8, 2007, 1pm

November 05, 2007

Two New Burke Exhibits Focus on Plateau Arts and Culture

The Indian Photographs of Lee Moorhouse, 1898-1915 and This Place Called Home / January 26 – June 8, 2008

October 18, 2007

Meet the Mammals!

Sat., Nov. 3, 2007

October 15, 2007

Town Hall Presents: Florian Schulz

Yellowstone to Yukon: Freedom to Roam /
Tuesday, October 23

 

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