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Mutual Ground's Mural Reveal Event

  • Water Street Studios 160 South Water Street Batavia, IL, 60510 United States (map)

Batavia, IL—The kick-off of Water Street Studios’ Activate the Alley pARTnership project is here! October is domestic abuse awareness month and artist, Laura Lynne has created a mural for Mutual Ground to raise awareness about their programs and services. Mutual Ground’s mission is to provide education, awareness, and life-changing services that empower individuals, families, and communities to end the cycle of domestic and sexual violence. For more information about Mutual Ground visit

 The Activate the Alley pARTnership project is in honor of Water Street Studios’ 10 Year Anniversary. Water Street Studios is partnering 10 local artists with 10 local nonprofits to create outdoor, public art murals that illustrate the programs and services that the nonprofit offers back to the community in honor of their 10 Year Anniversary. These murals will be on display in the alley leading up to the entrance of Water Street Studios.

On Thursday, October 17th at 4:30 p.m. the community will celebrate the first mural reveal of the Activate the Alley pARTnership project with Mutual Ground and artist, Laura Lynne at Water Street Studios followed by a cocktail party in the Dempsey Family Gallery. This mural is one of 10 murals that will be revealed between October 2019 and August 2020. Cash bar, opportunities to purchase prints by Laura Lynne, and learn more about domestic abuse awareness month with Mutual Ground. For more information about Laura Lynne’s artwork please visit 

Event Details:

Friday, October 17, 2019

Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Cocktail Party at 5:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public

Earlier Event: October 11
October Gallery Opening Reception
Later Event: November 8
November Gallery Opening Reception