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Press Releases


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

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

 

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