Barista Skills Throwdown

Presented by FreshGround Roasting & Penrose Brewery
Proceeds from the evening will benefit Water Street Studios’ ceramics program.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 | 6:00 PM | $10

Join us for an evening of latte art, taster’s cup, and “dialing in” competitions. Bid on your favorite barista or participate in the auctioning off of latte art in a ceramic mug created by our very own ceramics instructor, Jeremy Foy.


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 >>

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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.