Desperate to know how squid mate? Curious to see the squishy innards of squid?
Well, maybe you weren’t always, but that doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy the oodles of squid knowledge you’ll pick up on the opening day event of the Burke’s newest exhibit, In Search of Giant Squid, developed by the Smithsonian Institution.
11 am – Exhibit Tour with Alan Kohn, Burke Museum Adjunct Curator of Malacology (Malacology is the study of mollusks, and giant squid are, in fact, giant mollusks)
12 noon – Squid Dissection with the Seattle Aquarium
1 pm – Learn about cutting-edge, real-time ocean observation technology with Professor of Oceanography John Delaney
2 pm – Exhibit Tour with Alan Kohn,
2:30 pm – Captain John Burke and Blue Peter present songs of the sea: shanties, ballads and other lies.
4:00 pm – Poetry
All day – The Artful Squid crafts with