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Press Releases


April 15, 2014

South Lake Union Mammoth Tusk Donated to the Burke Museum

Mammoth’s Name Selected and Additional Public Viewing Opportunities
Burke Museum in partnership with AMLI South Lake Union and KING 5

March 24, 2014

Native Arts & Artists Day

Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10 am – 4 pm
Included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members or with UW ID
Burke Museum

March 17, 2014

Burke Museum’s Newest Exhibit Explores its Vast Collections

Imagine That: Surprising Stories and Amazing Objects from the Burke Museum
April 12 – October 26, 2014

March 07, 2014

Name the South Lake Union Mammoth!

Mammoth Naming Contest and Public Viewing Opportunities
March 8 – 30, 2014
Sponsored by AMLI South Lake Union in partnership with the Burke Museum and KING 5

February 25, 2014

South Lake Union Mammoth Tusk Now at Burke Museum

What’s next? Preservation Process, Research Opportunities, and Public Viewing
Provided by AMLI Residential at Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

February 14, 2014

AMLI Residential partners with Burke Museum to finish removing Columbian Mammoth Tusk

AMLI Residential partners with Burke Museum Paleontologists to finish removing Columbian Mammoth Tusk from South Lake Union Site
Tusk is 8.5-feet-long and largest tusk found in Seattle

February 13, 2014

AMLI Residential Partners with Burke Museum Paleontologists to Preserve and Remove Mammoth Tusk

AMLI Residential Partners with Burke Museum Paleontologists to Preserve and Remove Mammoth Tusk from their South Lake Union Development Site
Tusk appears to be the most intact and largest tusk found in Seattle

February 05, 2014

Dinosaurs at the Burke Museum

Dino Day and Free Dinosaur Lecture
March 2014

January 23, 2014

Suquamish Delegates and Burke Museum Depart for the Philippines

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

January 22, 2014

Short Takes on Dam(n) Science

Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 7 pm
The Neptune Theatre
$5 at the door or online at stgpresents.org

January 09, 2014

Special Evening on Fossils and the Future of the Pacific Northwest with Dr. Kirk Johnson

“The Real Seattle Underground: Rocks, Fossils, and the Future of the Pacific Northwest”
Friday, January 31, 2014, 7 pm
FREE FOR ALL; Pre-registration recommended at burkemuseum.org/events
Meany Hall, UW Campus

January 02, 2014

Want to learn more about your treasured artifacts?

Burke Museum hosts 29th annual Artifact ID Day

Saturday January 25, 2014, 1 – 3:30 pm
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

December 05, 2013

Uncover the Past at Archaeology Day

Archaeology Day
Saturday, January 4, 2014, 10 am – 4 pm
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

November 13, 2013

New Study Finds Facial Coloration in Old World Monkeys Related to Environment and Social Factors

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

October 24, 2013

Burke Museum Launches New Exhibit on Elwha River Dam Removals

Elwha: A River Reborn
November 23, 2013 – March 9, 2014
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

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

 

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