The Burke’s Antarctic Adventure Weekend!
Seattle, October 10, 2001– On November 10 and 11, 2001, the Burke Museum will help you plan your own Antarctic expedition!

The Burke’s ICY Autumn Lectures
Seattle, Sept. 27, 2001– A cold front is moving in this fall, as the Burke presents a series of chilly evening presentations in conjunction with our current temporary exhibit The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition.

34th Annual Burke Memorial Lecture: JOURNEY TO ANTARCTICA:People and Penguins
Seattle, Sept. 15, 2001– People typically think of penguins as cute, comical, and well-dressed in their tuxedos...

What the Ice Gets: Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition
Seattle, Sept. 6, 2001– The Burke Museum is pleased to welcome Melinda Mueller, author of the critically acclaimed What the Ice Gets: Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition. Voted one of the top ten poetry books of 2000, What the Ice Gets is a uniquely vivid telling of the epic tale of Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated 1914 Endurance expedition.