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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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Saturday, October 5
7 PM – Midnight

Fundraising gala and after party celebrating the premiere of the new Burke Museum.

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Saturday, October 5
9 PM – Midnight

Light up the night at the New Burke!

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Wednesday, October 9
3–6:30 PM

Find out how you can supplement your science and culture curriculum with the Burke's brand new education programs. 

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Thursday, October 10
4–7 PM

In honor of its collaborations with Indigenous communities, the Burke Museum invites all Indigenous peoples to see the new museum before it opens to the public.

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Friday, October 11
8:30–10 AM

Join us for the ceremonial opening of the New Burke outside the museum in the new Burke Yard.

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Friday, October 11
11 AM – 8 PM

Special preview day for Burke members and project supporters. Become a member today and be among the first to see the New Burke!

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Saturday, October 12
10 AM – 5 PM

Celebrate Grand Opening with singers, dancers, poets and DJs, and be among the first to see the New Burke!

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Sunday, October 13
10 AM – 5 PM

Kids are VIPs at the New Burke! Special programs for little ones include touch tables, take-home crafts, story time, Baby Shark dance parties, and more.

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Monday, October 14
10 AM – 5 PM

Monday, October 14, is Indigenous Peoples' Day in the City of Seattle and at the Burke Museum! 

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First Thursday of each month
10 AM – 8 PM
 

Admission is FREE and the museum is open until 8 pm on the first Thursday of every month.

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Photo: Andrea Godinez/Burke Museum
Photo: Andrea Godinez/Burke Museum