Cows in Our Town is an udderly exciting public art collaboration created by the Arts Council of Princeton and McCarter Theatre Center. Twenty cows have been designed by diverse local artists and placed in popular locations around Princeton. Can you find them all?

Why the cow?

The Cows in Our Town project celebrates the McCarter production of Stones in His Pockets, where the cow plays a special role.

Who are the artists?

Participating Cows in Our Town artists include:

  • Aja Washington
  • Andre Veloux
  • Andres Duque
  • Ann Marie Miller
  • ArtsExchange students
  • Barbara DiLorenzo
  • Ben Colbert
  • Creative Aging students
  • Donna Payton
  • Dressler Smith
  • Leon Rainbow
  • Leticia Acevedo
  • Libby Ramage
  • Lisa Walsh
  • Maria Evans
  • Marlon Davila
  • Piroska Toth
  • Princeton Young Achievers
  • Ruthann Perry
  • Sean Carney

Are the cows for sale?

Yes! Every cow is for sale. 50% of the sale price will go right back to the artist who created the piece; the remaining 50% will benefit the Urban Mental Health Alliance, as Stones in His Pockets deals with themes of mental health. If you are interested in purchasing a cow, please contact Melissa Kuscin, Program Coordinator, at mkuscin@artscouncilofprinceton.org.

#CowsInOurTown
Take part in this public art collaboration by locating all twenty cows placed in popular Princeton destinations. To enter, post your cow photos to Instagram with the hashtag #CowsInOurTown. You will be entered into the running to win tickets to the McCarter production of Stones in His Pockets, running December 20 through February 11. Winners will be chosen weekly!

 

Sean CarneyLawrence in Princeton

Marlon Davila, Cash Cow

Ann Marie Miller, Real Bovine of New Jersey

Leon Rainbow, Holy Cow

Lisa Walsh, 50 Cows for 50 Years