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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

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

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


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