Event: Wednesday, March 1 from 6pm to 8pm
(A brief program will take place at 7pm on March 1)
Award-winning visual and projection artist Robin Bell will recreate his Mount Pleasant studio of 18 years in a pop-up gallery in Chevy Chase Pavilion, organized by the Friendship Heights Alliance. The show is an immersive, light-filled installation that will include a salon wall showing the work he has collected and created over the last two decades. This is the first time he has created an installation like this. There will also be pieces of ephemera from the projections he is most known for, which have lit up well-known venues throughout North America, including the Corcoran, the Kennedy Center, 9:30 Club, The Phillips Collection, Central Park SummerStage in NYC, and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
Saturday, March 11, 3-5 pm: Artist’s Talk
Friday, March 31, 6-8 pm: Closing Event
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5 pm, March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
About the Friendship Heights Alliance
The Friendship Heights Alliance is a 501(c)6 place management organization created to increase collaboration amongst property owners as development continues throughout the Friendship Heights corridor in both Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County, Maryland. The organization is dedicated to cultivating a dynamic and vibrant neighborhood through placemaking, community building, and creating venues for arts and community gatherings. Additional public space initiatives, arts, and cultural offerings are announced on the website regularly, and the organization is involved in continuous community engagement, a robust placemaking program, and economic development initiatives. For more information or to get involved, visit www.friendshipheights.com and follow us on Instagram @friendshipheightsalliance.
Chevy Chase Pavilion Pop-up Gallery, 5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW, First Floor