Water Street Studios is a nonprofit art center located in 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 ever-growing community with art classes, artist studios, community events, gallery exhibitions, free after-school art programs, outreach, private events in a historic venue, and more.


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 art classes

Drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, metal, glass, calligraphy, and more

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We believe in inclusivity at water street studios

We offer the following to make your visit more enjoyable: 

Wheelchair accessibility

A gender neutral bathroom

Family-friendly environment

All ages welcome