The Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Native Art is one of the premiere centers for the study of Native arts of the Northwest and is dedicated to helping all people better understand and connect with Northwest Native art.
As part of the Burke Museum’s Culture Department, the center facilitates education about Northwest Native art and, through research grants, public programs, online resources and publications, supports research about and access to the Native art collections at the Burke.
Bill Holm Center Mission
- Establish a globally accessible learning center at the Burke Museum
- Promote scholarly research on Northwest Coast Native art
- Increase Native and public access to research resources
- Foster appreciation and understanding of Native art of the Pacific Northwest Coast