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Robin Bell To Recreate Studio in Immersive Installation in Friendship Heights

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Robin Bell To Recreate Studio in Immersive Installation in Friendship Heights 

What: 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. 

When: Wednesday, March 1, 6 pm to 8 pm. A brief program will take place at 7 pm. 

Where: Chevy Chase Pavilion Pop-up Gallery, 5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW, First Floor

Who: This event is free and open to the public, and available for all ages. 

RSVP: Members of the media who are interested in interviewing the artist should contact Robin Bell at or 202-271-6528. For information on the Alliance, contact Rachel L. Davis at 202-510-1450 or Please RSVP here

Additional events: 

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

Special thanks to Chevy Chase Pavilion and Clarion Partners for allowing use of the space. 

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 and follow us on Instagram @friendshipheightsalliance