A specimen from a tree that once stood on the site of the new Burke Museum is the first object to be moved into the new building.
The Burke Museum has commissioned a Coast Salish art piece for the lobby of the New Burke.
See the New Burke Museum from the sky in this drone video from October 2017.
From groundbreaking to the New Burke building being fully enclosed. Watch the construction progress in this video playlist.
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- Get an inside look at the New Burke Museum (and the Old Burke's T. rex) | April 6, 2018
- Burke's 'patina of history' won't be forgotten | March 3, 2018
- A home away from home for Pacific Islander students | February 23, 2018
- Museums revive Native artifacts to tell richer stories | February 1, 2018
- The New Burke Museum is a world to behold—literally | November 5, 2017
- New Burke still awaiting state funding, gets loan of $14M | August 15, 2017
- How virtual reality is shaping the new home of Washington state's oldest museum | April 2, 2017
- Community investments in a growing university district | November 2, 2016
- Burke Museum breaks new ground | May 19, 2016
- Turning the museum inside out | September/October 2015
- Seattle museums experience recent growth | December 9, 2015
- Burke Museum to pitch legislature for a new building | September 9, 2014