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Press Releases


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
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April 09, 2013

Burke Museum Herbarium Launches New Wildflower App

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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

August 08, 2012

Bug Out at the Burke!

14th Annual Bug Blast Family Event
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Sunday, September 16, 2012
10 am – 4 pm

July 25, 2012

2012 ICP Awards Winners Announced

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
International Conservation Photography Awards
Through November 25, 2012

June 14, 2012

Opening Day: 2012 International Conservation Photography Awards Exhibit

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
June 30, 2012
10 am – 5 pm

May 22, 2012

2012 International Conservation Photography Awards Exhibit

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
June 30 – November 25, 2012

March 21, 2012

Healthy Kids Day

With PCC Natural Markets and Oxbow Farm
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Sunday, April 15, 2012, 10 am – 2 pm

March 14, 2012

Burke Museum hosts weekend talks with PCC Nutrition Educators

Select weekends through June, 11:30 am and 12:30 pm

March 08, 2012

Traditional Northwest Native Foods and Diets Day

Burke Museum Collaborates with Members of the Coast Salish Community
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
March 31, 2012 10 am – 3 pm

February 27, 2012

Burke Museum Hosts a Special Day with Coast Salish Artists

Sunday, February 5, 2012, 10 am – 3:00 pm
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

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

 

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