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November 16, 2006
Burke Museum Features History Detectives Star Wes Cowan at Annual Artifact ID Day
your unidentified cultural artifacts to the Burke Museum
to learn about where they came fromand this year meet History Detective and
anthropologist, Wes Cowan, of the PBS TV series History Detectives and Antiques
Roadshow. No appraisals given.
Do you have
something that you cant quite place? If its from somewhere along the Pacific
Rim or North America, one of the Burkes
curators will help you figure it out. Mr. Cowan will be offering assistance on
objects related to American History. Other experts will be on hand to identify
objects from the Northwest Coast, Pacific
Islands, and Asia,
in addition to specimens from throughout the natural world (including bones,
fossils or animal teeth). A limit of one or two items per visitor is required
because of the events popularity.
Artifact ID Day is
included with museum admission. No need for a morning rush new extended
hours, with morning and afternoon shifts, will accommodate all visitors
throughout the day, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Burke Museum
Members receive free admission and are fast tracked through the line. Become
a member today!
Related Event: Save the date for a special
presentation the night before:The Adventures of a Real-Life
History Detective with Wes Cowan. Sat., Jan.20, 2006, 7pm at Kane
Hall, UW, Seattle.
For ticket information contact (206) 543-9681
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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(206) 543-9762; FAX (206) 616-1274