August 11, 2014
Explore the past and present near San Juan Island's American Camp
For the past 20 years, Julie Stein, executive director of the Burke Museum and a professor of Archae...
July 15, 2014
Scientific illustration: What's the point? Reflections on the craft's ongoing value
By Nora Sherwood More than 400 years ago, European explorers were traveling to distant corners of ...
June 11, 2014
It's a new holiday! Burke Education makes one kid's dream come true
When 6-year old John, of Friday Harbor, Washington, was asked make up his own holiday, he let his im...
May 31, 2014
7 good reads recommended by Burke staff
Tell us what you're reading this summer in the comments below or on Facebook or Twitter . ...
May 18, 2014
Making connections through Burke collections
In honor of this year's International Museum Day , I sat down with one of our curators, Dr. Holl...
April 10, 2014
Object in focus: A mug made from a walrus
The journey from walrus to mug is actually shorter than you might think, as a few objects in the Bur...
April 03, 2014
Creativity unearthered! Some favorites from the mammoth naming contest
UPDATED 4.14.14 We just couldn't wait to share a few gems from the mammoth naming contest e...
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