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Press Releases


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

March 24, 2010

Conservation and Photography Come Together at Burke Museum this Summer

International Conservation Photography Awards, June 19 - Sept. 5, 2010

February 09, 2010

Bobo the Gorilla’s skull and jaw on view at Burke Museum

Feb. 12 - April 25, 2010

February 07, 2010

“How to Build a Dinosaur,” Lecture by Jack Horner

Fri., March 5, 7 pm, Kane Hall 130, UW campus

February 05, 2010

Take a Journey Through Time at the 25th Annual Dino Day!

Saturday, March 6, 10 am - 5 pm

January 04, 2010

Time to Dig up Your Treasures: 25th Annual Artifact ID Day

Sat., Jan. 23, 1 - 4 pm

December 01, 2009

Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway opens in two weeks

Exhibit features best of Burke fossils and art by Ray Troll, December 19, 2009 - May 31, 2010

November 10, 2009

Native American Heritage Day is Nov. 27—two days before Native art show closes at Burke Museum

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Indigenous Voices Reply and Wondrous Cold: Antarctic Journey both close Sun., Nov. 29

October 27, 2009

Burke Museum Showcases Best of Mammal Collection at Annual Family Day

Meet the Mammals, Sat., Nov. 14, 10 am - 4 pm

October 19, 2009

Burke Presents Best of Fossil Collection alongside Fossil-Inspired Artwork in New Exhibit

Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway, December 19, 2009 - May 31, 2010

October 07, 2009

Burke Announces Unprecedented Concert Event

Tribute to the Spirit: Little Big Band, Nov., 20, 7 pm, Meany Hall

October 01, 2009

Experience Life in the Ice Age

Ice Age Archaeology, October 18, 10 am - 4 pm

September 09, 2009

World’s most hostile continent featured in Smithsonian exhibit at Burke

Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic Journey, October 3 - November 29

August 21, 2009

Faces from the Land: Twenty Years of Powwow Tradition

Book presentation with authors Ben and Linda Marra, Sept. 15, 7 pm

August 12, 2009

Family Fun at Bug Blast!

Sun., Sept. 20, 10 am - 4 pm

July 13, 2009

Seattle Author Reveals the Stories Hidden in Building Stones

Lecture and Book Signing with David B. Williams
Author of Stories in Stone: Travels through Urban Geology
Wed., July 29, 7 pm

 

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