Free Programs at the Batavia Public Library

Water Street Studios has partnered with the Batavia Public Library to bring free arts programming to the residents of Batavia and the surrounding cities. Registration for these events takes place at the library website

artist talks

Water Street Studios artists share their process and work in these interesting and interactive talks.


Victoria Belz, Flameworked Glass Artist

Thursday, Aug 31, 7-8 pm

Victoria Belz creates stunning glass art used in both jewelry and 3D art, and will demonstrate the process of creating lampwork glass beads in the old Venetian style. Her studio is at Water Street Studios where she also teaches beadmaking and other glass jewelry classes.

art workshops

Water Street Studios teaching artists provide a free art workshop in a different medium each month for adults.

Upcoming Workshops

Hand Stitched Journals

Wednesday, August 30th, 7-8 pm

Learn introductory book binding skills while creating a beautiful, hand stitched journal with Water Street Studios’ artist Sabrina Martin. 

Introduction to Calligraphy

Wednesday, October 7th, 7-8 pm

Participants will learn calligraphy basics in this hands-on class. We will explore the Chancery Cursive hand using calligraphy markers and parchment paper.