Public Art Details

Artery Plaza, 7200 Wisconsin Avenue

Artery Plaza Sunwork, John Van Alstine
abstract sculptural portal that marks the solstice

Untitled , Howard Ben Tre
cast glass & copper drinking fountain

Hidden Under the Three Events, Jim Sanborn
sandstone & granite column, representative aspects of astrology, physical science and archeology

The Seasons, Hilda Thorpe – Lobby
acrylic on handmade paper

Find the Lodestone - Jim Sanborn, Inner courtyard, Artery Plaza, 7200 Wisconsin Avenue
stacked stone sculpture

Aerialscape I, Heidi Lippman, Garage roof, Artery Plaza, 7200 Wisconsin Avenue
crushed stone & aluminum
Bethesda Crescent Building, 7475 Wisconsin Avenue

Wonder of Wonders, Yuriko Yamaguchi
cast bronze wall mural

Floors, Walls, Ceilings & Columns
Outdoor Concourse (4600 East-West Highway side)

Glass Jungle, Patsy Norvel
etched & illuminated glass

Untitled, Stephen Antonakos, Lobby Level & Tower
neon sculpture
Bethesda Theatre, 7719 Wisconsin Avenue

Bethesda Theatre, Architect John Eberson
Art deco theater built in 1938.
Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Road

You, Me and the Earth, Kevin Reese & Imagination Stage EDGEfest
Sculpture was made during Imagination Stage’s 2007 EDGEfest, and curated and installed by Bethesda Elementary Schools 2007 Fifth grade class. The project funding was made possible by The Trawick Foundation.

Discovery, Susan Leary and 45 fifth graders
cast bronze sculpture
3 Bethesda Metro Center

Big Wing, Larry Kirkland
plexiglass & metal atrium sculpture

Beacon 1,  Mary Ann Mears, Outdoor Lobby
painted aluminum

Fishes,  Bill Wainwright, Lobby 
aluminum & prism mobile

Untitled, Tomonori Toyofuko, Lobby  
carved mahogany sculpture

Untitled, William Will, Metro Concourse Level
tunnel light sculpture
Bethesda Office Center, 4520 East-West Highway

Lyrical Lady,  Mark Kramer
painted steel sculpture
Bethesda Place Plaza, 7700 Wisconsin Avenue

Untitled Column, Ned Smyth
colored glass, tile & shining metals mosaic

Ocean-River-Lake, Ned Smyth
floor mosaic representing man and nature with the concept of water as life

In the Moment, Ned Smyth, Lobby
large mosaic mural
Bethesda Post Office, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue

Madonna of the Trail
Erected in 1928 to symbolize the courage and faith of pioneer women. The first of 11 statues marking the National Trail westward.

Montgomery County Farm Woman’s Market, Robert Gates

Untitled, Ludwig Kroutil
cupola with weathervane
Caroline Freedman Park, Hampden Lane & Arlington Road

Bethesda Walk Around, George Greenamyer
painted steel sculpture
Chevy Chase Garden Plaza, 7700 Old Georgetown Road

Knot , Martin Puryear
bronze knot on roof of brick pavilion

Benches, Fountain & Trellis, Martin Puryear
located throughout the plaza
East-West Towers, 4330 East-West Highway

Dovetail, Rodney Carroll, East-West Towers
multiple-piece plaza
Elm Street & 47th Street

Girl with Hoop, Jenny Reed
bronze sculpture on stone base
Fairmont Plazza, 4801 Fairmont Avenue

Bethesda Pioneer Woman, Steven Weitzman
relief sculpture

Bethesda Healing Waters, Steven Weitzman, Fairmont Plaza
relief sculpture
Francis G. Newlands Building, 2 Bethesda Metro Center

Lobby Art, Joseph Craig English
Gateway Building, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue 

Untitled , Jerry Clapsaddle
brick sidewall & mural

Crystal Willow, Rockne Krebs
glass & metal sculpture with prisms
Hampden Square, 4800 Montgomery Lane

Neptune, Raymond Kaskey, Hampden Square
cast concrete relief sculpture & colonnade
Hilton Garden Inn Washington D.C./Bethesda, 7301 Waverly Street

Untitled Sculpture
reflective sculpute adorning the outside stairwell overlooking Waverly Street.
Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue

Gyre & Gimble,  Mary Ann Mears
painted aluminum & stainless steel
Lionsgate Bethesda, 7710 Woodmont Avenue

Standing Lions,  John L. Dreyfuss
bronze sculpture on stone base

Merlin, John L. Dreyfuss
11 light fixtures, bronze owl heads
One Bethesda Center, 4800 Hampden Lane 

Waterway, Elyn Zimmerman
water flows to a sunken amphitheater

Untitled, Mara Smith
four brick relief’s read as a continuous story

Untitled, Sal Fiorito
lead & textured glass vestibule

The Palisades, 4835 Cordell Avenue

Three Muses and Apollo, Rodney Carroll
wall composition, entrance sculpture, benches - aluminum, bronze, copper, copper-nickel, stainless steel.

Poetry Benches

Poetry Benches, various locations
12 artistic benches engraved with the work of local poets are placed around Bethesda on the route of the Bethesda Circulator.
Residence Inn by Marriot, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue

Visions & Revisions, Phyllis Hammond
bronze sculpture

The Seven Ages of Man, Phyllis Hammond
bronze sculpture

Excavations, Phyllis Hammond
ceramic column sculpture
Rosedale Park, 4720 Rosedale Avenue

Chesapeake Memories, Tim Tate, Erwin Timmers, Michael Janis
concrete & glass mosaic
Wall Murals, Various Locations

Waverly House, 4521 East-West Highway 

The Dignity of Being Elderly, Shirley Rush Dean
ceramic mural
Veterans Park, Corner Woodmont & Norfolk Avenue

Veterans Park 
The newly renovated park is the site of annual commemoration of Veterans Day and Memorial Day, as well as home to the Free Summer Outdoor Concerts, Bethesda FRESHFARM MARKET and more.

Bird of Peace, Elyse Harrison
painting and mixed media artwork hangs overlooking Veterans Park