Curators Dinner

Join us for the annual Burke Museum Curators Dinner!

The Burke Museum Association held its 13th Annual Curators Dinner on Friday, May 5, 2017.

The lively event featured:

  • Live auction with one-of-a-kind curator-led experiences and adventures
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of the museum’s collections
  • Silent auction, including natural history and Native American art and a robust selection of Northwest wines
  • Cocktail reception and three-course dinner
Invitations, Donor and Sponsorship Opportunities

To join our Curators Dinner invitation list or learn more about becoming a donor with the Burke, please contact:

Bryndis Jonsson
Development Events Coordinator

Burke executive director Julie Stein explains Seattle mammoth tusk find to two curators dinner guests

Photo: Seattle Met

Photo: Seattle Met

curators dinner attendees and staff gather in museum

Photo: Seattle Met

curators dinner guests raise their bid sheets during the auction

Photo: Seattle Met

curators dinner attendees and staff gather in museum lobby

Photo: Seattle Met

Curators dinner attendees enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Burke's ethnology collections

Photo: Seattle Met

2016 Dinner Co-Chairs
Elise Hebb

Elise Hebb

Curators Dinner Co-Chair
Rebecca Wilson

Rebecca Wilson

Curators Dinner Co-Chair
Individual Table Sponsors

Mary and Jim Dunnam
Rob and Kristin Faucett
Elise and Nicholas Hebb 
Ron and Gail Irving 
John Kincaid 
Ed and Linda Marcuse
Susan and John Pohl
Brent and Heidi Reys
Erin Younger and Edward Liebow

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