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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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Blog
July 26, 2019

Qwalsius Shaun Peterson, a Puyallup/Tulalip carver and printmaker, shares a tribute to artist Marvin Oliver and in memory of his sharing. 

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July 25, 2019

The Burke will open its new building to the public with a Grand Opening Weekend of October 12–14, 2019.

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Blog
June 26, 2019

The many mediums of Spokane Tribal artist Shawn Brigman—from Salishan Shovelnose Canoes to glass buffalo horn spoons.

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June 18, 2019

The first book documenting all of the known species of fishes that live in the Salish Sea is now available.

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May 23, 2019

A new paper reveals that the iconic abundance of fishes on reefs is fueled by an unlikely source: tiny, bottom-dwelling reef fishes.

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Blog
May 17, 2019

The beloved boiserie panels are being restored with resin, acrylic paint, and a lot of care.

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May 8, 2019

Researcher Shanelle Wikramanayake travels to Sri Lanka each summer to collect DNA samples from an endemic and elusive rough-nosed horned lizard.

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May 6, 2019

As aspiring paleontologists, these young T. rex fans have found inspiration and unforgettable experiences at the Burke.

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May 2, 2019

A new study shows two major forces have shaped bat skulls over their evolutionary history: echolocation and diet. 

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