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Press Releases


February 16, 2012

PCC Tastings – World Cuisine

The Burke Museum hosts weekend tastings with PCC Chefs
Select weekends through June, 11 am and 1 pm

February 09, 2012

Dino Day

Predators and Prey
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Saturday, March 3, 2012, 10 am – 4 pm

February 02, 2012

The Dinosaur in Your Backyard

A lecture with Dr. Luis M. Chiappe
Kane Hall 120, University of Washington Campus
Thursday, February 16, 7 pm
Free; pre-registration required

January 07, 2012

Burke Museum Collaboration and Exhibit Explores Connections with Food

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
January 28 – June 10, 2012

December 09, 2011

Need help identifying your treasured objects?

Burke Museum hosts 27th annual Artifact ID Day
Saturday, January 7, 2012, 1 – 3:30 pm
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

November 22, 2011

Special ¡Carnaval! Holiday Activities

Have some fun with family and out-of-town guests at the Burke Museum!
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
November 26 & 27, December 29 & 30, 2011

November 15, 2011

“Truth versus Twilight” Website Launched

Burke Museum Curator Collaborates with Quileute Tribe to Address Misconceptions
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

November 04, 2011

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

Upcoming Exhibit Explores Local and Global Connections to Food
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
January 28 – June 10, 2012

October 17, 2011

Mingle with Mice, Moose, and More at Meet the Mammals!

6th Annual Family Day Event
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Saturday, November 12, 10 am – 4 pm

October 03, 2011

How did humans live 12,000 years ago? Find out at Ice Age Archaeology Day!

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Sun., Oct. 23, 10 am – 4 pm

September 08, 2011

¡Carnaval! Exhibit Events

Celebrate Carnival at the Burke Museum
September 25, 2011 – January 8, 2012

August 23, 2011

Giant Puppets on Parade

Local artists collaborate with Burke Museum for upcoming ¡Carnaval! exhibit
September 25, 2011 – January 8, 2012

August 22, 2011

Dung Beetles, Dragon Flies, and a Puppet Show

13th Annual Bug Blast Family Event
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Sun., Sept. 18, 10 am - 4 pm

August 05, 2011

The Owl and the Woodpecker Exhibit Closes this Weekend

Free First Thursdays Offer Unique Experiences

June 30, 2011

WSDOT, Burke team up to house work-zone artifacts

Museum to preserve historical objects found during road construction

June 14, 2011

¡Carnaval!

Celebrate Carnival at the Burke Museum
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, September 25, 2011 – January 8, 2012

May 20, 2011

Wolves and Wild Lands Opening Day!

Meet Wolf Experts, Hear Talks, and Tour New Exhibit
Sat., June. 4, 2011, 10 am – 4 pm

January 03, 2011

The Owl and the Woodpecker

Work of Seattle Photographer Paul Bannick Featured in New Burke Exhibit

October 26, 2010

"Burkemobile" brings a museum experience into Bellevue classrooms

Burke educators to visit every 4th grade class in Bellevue School District

August 23, 2010

First-Ever Exhibition of International Hand-Woven Textile Collection Opens October 2010

Weaving Heritage: Textile Masterpieces from the Burke Collection
Oct. 2, 2010 – Feb. 27, 2011

June 24, 2010

Japanese Ainu to Paddle in Tribal Canoe Journey

Indigenous communities from across the Pacific join for first-ever cultural collaboration

May 26, 2010

Seattle’s Burke Museum to Create New Exhibit About Weaving

Weaving Heritage: Textile Masterpieces from the Burke Collection, Oct. 2, 2010 – Feb. 27, 2011

May 18, 2010

Burke Museum hosts two Ainu interns from Hokkaido, Japan

Interns are bearers of cultural history

 

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