Robin Washington Have you heard of the Birkenstein Arts Movement? Don't worry; you will. By Lisa Johnson • Sep 18, 2019 Jean Birkenstein/Duluth Art Institute Tonight's reception at the Duluth Art Institute celebrates the opening of three stunning art exhibits. One of the artists has inspired a year-long project with middle school students ... and for more on her extraordinary story ... we turned to her son, Robin Washington. You can read more about Jean Birkenstein here.