Big Pig Gig celebrates back to school, retires pigs

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Artworks Cincinnati, creators of the Big Pig Gig, held an event for the whole family at the Cincinnati Public Library downtown branch on Saturday. The event was called Big Pig Gig Goes Back to School and featured interactive games.

There were also 12 pig sculptures on display. The pigs were retired to their respective pig sties after the event.

In 2000 ArtWorks created the Big Pig Gig as a public project to celebrate Cincinnati's 'Porkopolis' history.  The pigs were brought back this summer in celebration of the World Choir Games.

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