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Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum
Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum

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Now booking! Hold your special event in the new Burke Museum.

You are critical to the Burke

We rely on donors, members and volunteers, whose generous donation of financial resources and time are essential to the Museum's operations—thank you!


Every gift powers the Burke's mission and supports work happening every day.

Giving Options


Join or renew today. A membership pays for itself in only three visits!

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Try something new and help bring the Burke to life by becoming a volunteer.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Our Work

At the Burke, we bring together people, objects and the stories that make them meaningful.

Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington
Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington