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Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum

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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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June 1, 2018

A recent study of foraminifera found both good and bad news in two highly industrialized Puget Sound embayments.

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May 21, 2018

The first of two new signs was installed at the New Burke earlier today!

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May 9, 2018

A paleontology research expedition to Antarctica—one of the most difficult places to do fieldwork in the world.

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April 17, 2018

A specimen from a tree that once stood on the site of the new Burke Museum is the first object to be moved into the new building.

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April 16, 2018

Meet Wimahl chinookensis, a new species of fossil dolphin that lived about 18 million years ago in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.

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April 13, 2018

Researcher Ashley Pickard visits the Burke Museum to study shoe samples from the Japanese Gulch archaeological site.

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April 9, 2018

The Burke Museum has commissioned a Coast Salish art piece for the lobby of the New Burke.

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March 28, 2018

Less than two years later after the New Burke’s groundbreaking, construction is complete!

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March 28, 2018

UW paleontologists, including Burke curator Christian Sidor, have uncovered new fossils in Zambia and Tanzania.

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