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Press Releases


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

July 07, 2009

Artist Ray Troll Teams up with Paleontologist Kirk Johnson and the Burke Museum to Exhibit

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

June 17, 2009

Burke Museum Announces Building Project

Olson Kundig Architects Selected for Pre-design Study

April 24, 2009

Exhibit Opening Day: A-Y-P: Indigenous Voices Reply

Sat., May 30, 10 am - 4 pm

April 07, 2009

Fungi Fun at Mushroom Maynia!

Sun., May 3, 10 am - 4 pm

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

 

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