CowParade Valenciennes 2013!
CowParade travels to Valenciennes, France in the summer and fall of 2013! Blank cows will arrive in town in August and will be painted by local and regional artists in a common studio. The cows will go “on parade” for public display 14 September 2013 through 12 November 2013. The cows will be sold at auction on 6 November 2013. Click Here to learnmore about this exciting event.
Calendar of Events
Mid-May. OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE
What: Opening Press Conference by the event organizers and city leaders
Where: Town Hall, Valenciennes, France
Friday, August 30 – Friday, September 12. GRAND ARISTS WORKSHOP
What: Local and regional artists will work together in a giant workshop, open to the public.
Where: Coming Soon!
Friday, September 13. OPENING CEREMONY
What: Grand opening of CowParade Valenciennes at l’Atelier des Artistes in the presence of personalities from the artistic and cultural media.
Where: l’Atelier des Artists, Espace CHEMINOTS, 60 Raven Road, Valenciennes, France
Saturday, September 14 – Tuesday, November 12, 2013. COWS “ON PARADE”
What: New cow masterpieces by Valenciennes’ artists go “on parade”. Each cow will be on display, free of charge to the public.
Where: Valenciennes, France
November 20. LIVE AUCTION, 6 November 2013 at 6:30 PM
What: CowParade Valenciennes concludes with a live auction of the cows to benefit one or more local charities. The cows will be auction under the hammer of a renowned auctioneer.