Parade Theme


Recologia Desigual
Never Odd or Even

Recology—Recovered Resources

In 1990 Recology San Francisco began an artist-in-residence program to instill a greater appreciation for art and the environment in children and adults.

In 1984 designer Thomas Meyer envisioned a new style of personalized artful clothing and he named it Desigual/It's not the same.
In 1990 this Ibiza based company began to think global.

In 1990 the Cleveland Museum of Art launched the first Parade the Circle, initiating a program of community engagement and interactive community art-making with a commitment to unparalleled artistic excellence.

San Francisco—Ibiza—Cleveland
Three Cities—Three Ideas
Inspiring creativity, individuality, global awareness, and community spirit. 
Each without equal.


Recologia Desigual
Never Odd or Even

Note: The parade theme helps to unify parade entries, especially the major ensembles. Groups are not required to follow it, but may find it a helpful guide in designing their own entries.

See parade history for past themes.