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October 12, 2019

The new Burke Museum is now open after celebrating its Grand Opening Weekend.

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October 8, 2019

The Burke Museum's Baird's beaked whale is one of about 10 Baird's beaked whales in U.S. museum collections and offers incredible insights into a species that is rarely seen or studied.

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October 1, 2019

Light is once again shining through a magnificent 16-foot tall Tiffany stained glass window named "Peacock with Hollyhocks and Morning Glories."

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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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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 25, 2019

Two researchers coincidentally discover the same new species of flowering plant—one in the field and one in a museum collection.

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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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