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Press Releases


October 24, 2013

Old Man House Collections Come Home

Burke Museum delivers centuries-old artifacts to the Suquamish Museum
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

October 22, 2013

The Burke Museum and Suquamish Tribe Welcome Filipino Visitors this October

Cultural Exchange between the Suquamish Tribe and El Nido, Palawan, Philippines focuses on cultural heritage, and sustainable fishing and archaeology
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

October 22, 2013

Meet the Mammals

Saturday, November 16, 10 am – 4 pm
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

September 26, 2013

Birds at the Burke

A New Annual Event about Our Feathered Friends
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

September 09, 2013

Empowering Women Fall Programs Explore Global Development Issues from a Local Perspective

Through October 27, 2013
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

August 28, 2013

Weekend Activities at the Burke

Extra Collections, Guided Tours, and Hands-on Activities Every Weekend
Every Saturday and Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm*
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

August 19, 2013

Bug Out at the Burke!

September is Bug Month at the Burke Museum
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

August 13, 2013

Expansive Shell Collection donated to the Burke Museum

Rare shells offer invaluable information on the world’s mollusks
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

July 24, 2013

Burke Collections and Educators leave the museum’s walls

BurkeMobile Program Boosted by $100,000 Grant
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

July 23, 2013

Microfossils Reveal Ancient Argentinian Landscape Different than Previously Thought

Fossilized plant silica contradicts 140-year-old assumption
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

July 01, 2013

Burke Museum Welcomes New Anthropology Curators

Two new anthropology curators join the Burke Museum team
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

June 25, 2013

Artists and street market at Burke Museum

Empowering Women Artisan Market
Burke Museum
Saturday & Sunday, July 20 & 21
10 am - 3 pm both days

May 15, 2013

Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives that Transform Communities

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
June 12, 2013 – October 27, 2013

April 09, 2013

Burke Mushroom Programs Explore the Power of Fungi

May 2013
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

April 09, 2013

Burke Museum Herbarium Launches New Wildflower App

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

March 20, 2013

Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives that Transform Communities

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
June 12, 2013 – October 27, 2013

March 12, 2013

Coast Salish Art Programs at the Burke

April 2013
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Seattle, WA

March 05, 2013

Plastics Unwrapped Programs

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Through May 27, 2013

February 15, 2013

Hope for frogs in a biodiversity hotspot: No chytrid in West Africa

Burke Museum researchers and collections aid in understanding the plight of the world’s amphibians

February 13, 2013

March is Dino Month at the Burke Museum!

Dino Day, T. rex Talk, and Dino-Themed Weekend Activities
March 2013

January 14, 2013

Need help identifying your treasured artifacts?  Burke Museum hosts 28th annual Artifact ID Day

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 1 – 3:30 pm
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

November 20, 2012

Rethink plastics at new Burke Museum exhibit

Plastics Unwrapped
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
December 20, 2012 – May 27, 2013

October 16, 2012

See Seals, Sloths, and More at Meet the Mammals!

7th Annual Family Day Event
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Saturday, November 17, 10 am – 4 pm

October 05, 2012

New Exhibit Explores the Impact of Plastics

Plastics Unwrapped
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
December 20, 2012 – May 27, 2013

 

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