Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 31–February 2

Scarecrow previews the Academy Awards, Charlie Parker takes over the Laser Dome, and the Burke catalogues its own construction.

01/31/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Quote Unquote

Paleobiologist and Burke Curator Greg Wilson Digs the Past

“I wasn’t one of those kids who at three or four knew all the dinosaurs.” 

12/23/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Honoring Culture

Off the Rez Cafe Brings Indigenous Cuisine Closer to Its Roots

With a new permanent venue inside the new Burke Museum, Seattle’s first Native food truck shines a light on the communities that continue to shape our state.

11/25/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 11–13

The new Burke, lanterns on the water, and improv underdogs.

10/11/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Natural Beauty

Past, Present, and Fall Fashion Converge at the New Burke Museum

Washington's oldest natural history museum—reopening this month—has a fresh, new home. Here, style feels timeless.

09/24/2019 Edited by Rosin Saez Photography by AJ Ragasa

Behind the Scenes

Aspirational History: A Sneak Peek at Our 2019 Fall Fashion Shoot

A model, a mammoth, and a creative team walk into a museum...

09/24/2019 By Jane Sherman

Bone Up

The Coolest Thing About the New Burke Isn't the Huge Mastodon

But that's pretty cool, too.

09/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Bite at the Museum

Off the Rez Cafe Will Open in the New Burke Museum

The Native food truck debuts its first brick-and-mortar in October, offering some of its staples and precolonial dishes.

08/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Burke Museum

2019 Curators Dinner

The 2019 Burke Museum Curators Dinner featured a lively gala auction and dinner.

07/12/2019

Explainer

How to Move a Museum

The Burke Museum is moving. Here’s what it’ll take to transport millions of artifacts from the old space to the new

05/22/2018 By Rosin Saez

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 20–26

Chuck Klosterman speculates what the future will think we're getting wrong, Burke Museum explores the North Cascades, and Dan Levy records his standup special for free.

06/20/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: A Science Buff Double Feature

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/11/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Visual Art

Seahawks Art for the Playoff Push

Get fired up for the game with Robin Layton's impressionistic Seahawks photos and the logo-inspiring mask.

01/06/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: December 1–7

Deafheaven gets heavy, a consignment store with booze, and Couch Fest Film Festival: The best ways to spend your week without spending much

12/01/2014 By Darren Davis

Museum Exhibit

The Origins of the Iconic Seahawks Logo

How the Burke Museum tracked down the seed of the Seahawk at a Maine museum.

12/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Celebrating Equality, Saving Social Security

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/03/2014 By Ezra Parter

History

25 Objects That Changed Seattle

From fossils to software, artifacts tell the story of the Emerald City.

12/01/2013 By Bess Lovejoy

Global Initiatives

Shop It: Empowering Women at the Burke Museum

Learn about empowered global communities creating artisan goods for the world-wide market. And shop those goods—on July 20 and 21.

07/01/2013 By Julia Kernerman