Regional & Community Relations

February 24, 2014

Burke Museum locates original Seahawks mask

Mask believed to be the inspiration for the original Seahawks logo

After reading a Burke Museum blog post, the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine contacted them  about a British Columbia Kwakwaka’wakw mask believed to be the inspiration for the original Seahawks logo.


February 19, 2014

Sand Point Open Studios

Sand Point Studios

  On Friday, Feb. 21, Master of Fine Art students in the Painting + Drawing Program will open their studio to visitors who would like to see and discuss artworks that are in progress or complete. All are welcome, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


February 18, 2014

UW classics scholar will deliver Katz Distinguished Lecture

Classics scholar Stephen Hinds

UW Classics scholar Stephen Hinds investigates connections between classic Latin literature and two English poets in a  free public lecture on Tuesday evening, Feb. 25, in Kane Hall. Part of the Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities.


February 13, 2014

The science of making a decision

Psychology lecture series

The ninth annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series beginning Wed., Feb. 19 will explore “The Science of Decision Making” to explain how the brain and an individual’s expectations influence decisions.


February 11, 2014

The Neptune Theatre and the Burke present science as entertainment

Chinook salmon in the Elwha River

Join the Burke Museum at the Neptune Theatre on Feb. 18 for Short Takes on Dam(n) Science, a fast-paced evening of six-minute presentations by ten different experts speaking about “the biggest, baddest dam removal/ecological restoration project on the planet.”


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