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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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March 22, 2018

Visiting researcher Dr. Robert Bossenecker recently discovered a new species of prehistoric seal in the Burke’s paleontology collection.

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January 30, 2018

The “Pocket Bats!” outreach program uses augmented reality to allow people to hold replicas of bat skulls in the palm of their hand.

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January 4, 2018

Tribal leaders offered a cedar brushing ceremony to acknowledge the commitment of the Burke community during the move.

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