eye of the beholder

Friday, May 10, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Designers of all ages from Batavia to Chicago feature their garment-related artwork at this year’s upcoming Eye of the Beholder Garment Exhibition. Purchase tickets today to experience an installation of garments and related artwork that lure audiences into the many interpretations of this year’s exhibition theme, “Transparency”. Image Artwork: Anke Loh Photo: James Prinz Event Logo: Maureen Gasek


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. Our strategic plan >>

 art classes

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

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art events

gallery opening receptions, live performances, networking & meet ups, fundraisers, and more

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Water Street Studios attracts the best and welcomes all. 
We are proud to offer a wheelchair lift located at the entrance of our building as well as an all-gender restroom.