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ARTS + ENTERTAINMENT | Resident Artist + Instructor Show Set for January In Batavia


BATAVIA—Water Street Studios is celebrating the new year with our community of Resident Artists and instructors. January 2020 marks the beginning of new art classes, new Resident Artists, a new website, and more!

Don't miss out on this unique experience to view and celebrate all of Water Street Studios representative talent - a vast quantity of work in a single exhibit that spans both the first floor Dempsey Family Gallery and second floor Chicago Capital Gallery.

View a curated selection of recent artwork by Water Street Studios' Resident Artists and Instructors. The exhibition will feature work from over 30 local artists and artisans working in a wide variety of media, scale, and disciplines. Join us during the Gallery Opening Reception and meet the artists, enjoy a cash bar, view open artist studios, and enjoy art activities.

Opening reception will be held Friday, January 10, 2020 from 6-9pm The artists will be present at the reception. In addition, a cash bar will be available featuring beer from Solemn Oath Brewery and wine selections from The Wine Exchange in St. Charles. This event is free and open to all ages. We encourage all visitors to make a $5 donation at the door to support arts programming at Water Street Studios. A special thank you to our event sponsors: Chicago Capital LLC, Batavia Enterprises Inc., First National Bank, and K.Hollis Jewelers.

Both gallery exhibits will continue to be on display until Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 5pm. The exhibits in both galleries can be visited during regular public gallery hours: Thursday-Sunday from 12:00-5:00 pm at 160 S. Water Street in Batavia, Illinois.

About Water Street Studios Water Street Studios is a 501(c)3 for-purpose art center located in downtown Batavia, Illinois. Our mission is to help make the arts more accessible to the Fox Valley region and beyond. Our vision is to be a cultural hub in the Midwest. We provide our community with classes, artist studios, gallery exhibitions, free programs for under-resourced families and schools, events in our historic venue, and more.




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