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$50,000 award comes from the Endowment’s Grants for Arts Projects program.

Dr. Estella Leopold, a pioneering paleobiologist and professor emerita of biology at UW, passed away on February 25, 2024, at the age of 97.

Through personal stories and unique perspectives, this video series presents community members' interpretation of words like decolonization and diversity, and invites viewers to reflect on their own definitions.

University of Washington and Burke Museum to Partner with Indigenous Communities through new Center for Braiding Indigenous Knowledges and Science 

The Burke Museum is one of six recipients of the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

The Burke is a finalist for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

As of March 1, 2022, Dr. Gabriela Chavarria is the new Executive Director of the Burke Museum.

After 16 years as Executive Director at the Burke Museum, Dr. Julie K. Stein will retire in March 2022.

From Seattle’s Seward Park to a coral reef in the South Pacific, a new special exhibition opening at the Burke Museum—Life in One Cub