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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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December 5, 2018

Tribal leaders returned to the Burke to offer a second cedar brushing ceremony as we near the end of the move.

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November 2, 2018

When the former Burke Museum facility closed at the end of 2018, there was silence for the first time in the Pacific Voices gallery.

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October 23, 2018

Katherine Maslenikov, Ichthyology Collection Manager, helps with underwater fieldwork along coral reefs in Roatan, Honduras.

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October 16, 2018

Burke Museum paleontologists continue work on the rare T. rex skull, recently finding that all jaw and skull bones are there.

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October 15, 2018

Researcher Ana Bedoya Ovalle returns to Colombia to collect and study river-weed plants in South America.

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October 8, 2018

If you’ve been to the museum or walked by the main entrance lately, you may have noticed some changes to the outdoor art.

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October 8, 2018

Archaeologists find the earliest use of nutmeg as a food ingredient and evidence of the transition to early farming practices in Indonesia.

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October 4, 2018

Burke paleontologists travel to Zambia in search for answers to the most colossal extinction on earth.

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September 13, 2018

Members of the Native American Cultural Group at the Washington State Reformatory Unit in Monroe recently created a very special button blanket for the Museum.

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