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January 24, 2022

Burke Curator of Birds Alejandro Rico-Guevara dreamed up an incredible flight arena to study how hummingbirds feed, fly, and use energy.

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January 13, 2022

After 16 years as Executive Director at the Burke Museum, Dr. Julie K. Stein will retire in March 2022.

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January 6, 2022

From Seattle’s Seward Park to a coral reef in the South Pacific, a new special exhibition opening at the Burke Museum—Life in One Cubic Foot—reveals the diversity of nature in our local neighborhoods and across the globe.

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January 4, 2022

Learn more about some of Seattle's connections to Indigenous Taiwanese tatalas.

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December 13, 2021

Dr. Gabriela Chavarria has been named the next Executive Director of the Burke Museum.

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December 9, 2021

Posters from ANTH 369 Indigenous Epistemologies and Oceanic Canoes

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December 3, 2021

In early 2021, the Burke Museum invited four distinguished scholars to conduct its own academic review—the very first completed in the museum’s 136-year history.

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December 2, 2021

Being reaccredited by the American Alliance of Museums is the museum field’s gold standard of excellence.

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November 30, 2021

This resource packet provides information on learning about Native American History in Washington state. 

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