Supper Room - Te Whare Kai

A venue for food service, socialising
•    Seats up to 20
•    Serving tables, chairs
•    Electronic and standard white boards available
•    PowerPoint facilities available
•    Attached kitchenette available with crockery, cutlery, hot water cylinder
•    Dishwasher, fridge and small stove-top available
•    Hirer responsible for food and clean-up
•    Can be combined with Education Room for a total of 50
•    Can be hired in conjunction with any other Museum facility

Costs $50 half day; $100 full day; $15.00 per hour

FEATURED PHOTO

The Wanganui Public Musuem was all dressed up to celebrate the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Whanganui in January 1954. The photograph was taken and printed using a modified die transfer process, which involved three exposures on monochrome film through three basic colour filters. To allow for the large difference in exposure times between the images, flood lights were used. In order to manage the relatively short exposure times of the flood lights, the city engineer parked his car nearby. For each exposure, on the signal, he blew the car horn and a Museum staff member inside switched off the appropriate light. Each negative was printed by an enlarger onto special uncoated paper and then the three die images were transferred to the final full colour print.