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October 12, 2020

A new outdoor installation called Guests of the Great River greets guests as you arrive at the museum’s east entrance.

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August 28, 2020

What does it mean to turn human beings into artifacts? What happens to the living communities who lose control and ownership over their own ancestors and heritage?

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August 14, 2020

Gonzalez is the 14th curator at the Burke, and joins Dr. Peter Lape as the second curator of archaeology at the museum.

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August 10, 2020

Learn how to take care of your baskets like they live in a museum!

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July 14, 2020

After a 20-year legal career, Celeste Whitewolf (Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla) dedicated herself to learning and teaching the art of basket weaving.

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July 2, 2020

You could live your whole life in the quiet North Seattle neighborhood of Wedgwood and never realize that there is a nearly 20 foot tall, 1.5 million pound glacial erratic right off the main road.

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June 25, 2020

Ecology and illustration have a long, shared history. Come learn how UW postdoc Simone Des Roches uses illustration to visualize her research.

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June 9, 2020

Read through reflections from the Class of 2020 about their time working at the Burke Museum!

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May 21, 2020

Learn about the unique quality of Huckleberries gathered near Mount St. Helens and how to make them into delicious muffins with Burke Museum Tribal Liaison Polly Olsen (Yakama).

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