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Mokoan Living Heritage

Over two days Winton Wetlands will celebrate the living heritage of Mokoan, as the wetlands are known to Yorta Yorta people, traditional custodians of the land. Friday 3 May showcases Yorta Yorta art and heritage, and Saturday 4 May brings together artists of all kinds inspired by this amazing site.

Friday 3 May: Timeless heritage

  • Morning
    Education – Making art inspired by nature
    (Students of Milawa Primary School. Not open to general public.)
  • Afternoon, 3pm- 5pm ^
    Yorta Yorta Heritage and Living Culture*

    • Welcome to Country
    • Tapestry Talk with Aunty Cheryl Cooper
    • Preview of a forthcoming Indigenous Plants Guide
    • Outdoor Sculpture Walk and Talk – Nikki James and Dr Lisa Farnsworth

Includes afternoon tea.

Saturday 4 May: Artists Unite!

  • 10am-1pm^
    Art and journaling at Green’s Hill *
  • 1pm-3pm ^
    Artists and Art Lovers meet up at the Mokoan Hub & Cafe*
    3pm – 4pm ^
    Talk about wetlands art, culture and heritage at the Mokoan Hub & Café (speaker TBA)

Official launch of the Winton Wetlands Creatives online web presence

^ Denotes activity requiring a booking.
* Denotes activity requiring payment. (Otherwise free.)

Further detail available on Winton Wetlands website from 1 April

Check the Winton Wetlands website close to the event date for more detailed information and tips on how to make the most of this great opportunity to be inspired by the living heritage of the wetlands – including all the amazing art, science and culture to be found there: www.wintonwetlands.org.au

Event dates

Event Details

652 Lake Mokoan Road, Winton North, Victoria


Entry fees:
Prebooking requiredhttp://www.wintonwetlands.org.au
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
Some outdoor activity may be subject to weather conditions on the day. There is a gentle slope from main car park into the Hub & Cafe building. Gravel in part. It is wheelchair accessible.