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Whanganui Regional Museum Closing Weekend Gala

Whanganui Regional Museum Closing Weekend Gala

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When:

  • Sat 3 Sep ’16, 10:00am – 4:30pm
  • Sun 4 Sep ’16, 10:00am – 4:30pm

Where:

Whanganui Regional Museum, 62 Ridgway St, Whanganui

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Join the Whanganui Regional Museum for a weekend of celebrations before all galleries close for Whakahoutanga, the Museum’s renewal project. This will be your last chance for a while to see old favourites like the Street and the Sunfish, and we want to hear what you would like to see us put back in upon reopening – so come on down for Q&A sessions with Director Frank Stark, a special Museum Explorer for the kids, goodie bags and more.

You can also go in the draw to win a VIP preview of the Museum in 2018!

Saturday 3 September:
- All day - Tell us about your Museum Favourites, and take away a goody bag full of treats!
- All day - Go in the draw to win a VIP Preview of the new exhibitions when the Museum reopens in 2018.
- All day - Complete an all new Museum Explorer to celebrate the closing exhibitions.
- 11 am - Any questions about the future of the Museum? Come chat with Director Frank Stark to hear about the Whakahoutanga Project.
- 2 pm - Hear Collection Manager Trish Nugent-Lyne play an 1829 barrel organ and learn about its history from Senior Curator Libby Sharpe.

Sunday 4 September:
- All day - Tell us about your Museum Favourites, and take away a goody bag full of treats!
- All day - Go in the draw to win a VIP Preview of the new exhibitions when the Museum reopens in 2018.
- All day - Complete an all new Museum Explorer to celebrate the closing exhibitions.
- 11 am - Make your own Museum in a box, using our galleries as inspiration. Suitable for ages 4 and above (and adults too!)
- 1 pm - Any questions about the future of the Museum? Come chat with Director Frank Stark to hear about the Whakahoutanga Project.
- 4:15 pm - Our doors are closing! Join us for karakia and waiata to mark the occasion, meeting in the Museum atrium by 4:15 pm.

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