160 S. Water St. || Batavia, IL 60510 || 630.761.9977
Regular Gallery Hours: Mon 10a-2p, Thur 10a-2p, Fri 5p-9p, Sat 10a-2p, Sun 12p-4p
117 W. Main St. || St. Charles, IL 60174 || Print Lab
- About Us
- Spring Show
- Facility Rental
- Emerging Curator Program
- Gallery H20
- Futures Gallery Shows
- Past Gallery Shows
- 2013 ŏn-sŏm' bəl
- Summer Show July 12 - Aug 24 2013
- Anniversary Show Sep 17-Dec 31 2011
- Spring Show April 23-Aug 14 2010
- Winter Show Jan 15-April 3 2010
- Grand Opening Sept 18 2009
- Temporary Location 2008
- Carbon Show April 12-June 29 2013
- Winter Show 2013
- 3rd Year Anniversary Show 2013
- Indulge June 1 - Sept 8 2012
- Illuminate Jan 27-May 12 2012
- 2nd Year Anniversary Show Sept 30-Dec 31 2011
- Summer Show: June 3-Sept 10 2011
- Winter Show: Jan 28-May 14 2011
Studio Space Available
If you are interested in renting studio space, please let us know so that we can set up a meeting to show you available spaces.
ŏn-sŏm' bəl Returns!
Mark your calendars for September 27
We are now taking submissions for fashion and fine art for our 2014 fundraising event, ŏn-sŏm' bəl.
Show Opening July 11th
Process is a themed exhibition where artists' work will be accompanied by materials that offer the viewer greater insight into the creative process that brought the work to life.
Opening April 11th, 6pm
Our Spring Show features work by 20 different artists from throughout the Midwest and runs until June 28. Thanks to our guest juror, artist, agent and Independent Curator, Jenny Lam.
Printshop | Ceramic Studio | Metalshop
Water Street Studios strives to create an environment in which artists, regardless of their level of expertise, have access to the equipment that is needed to make their art without having to rent a studio in the facility.
Located in St. Charles
Emerging Printmaking program, Variety of presses to suit every printmaking process. 117 W. Main St. || St. Charles
School of Art
Water Street Studios offers an amazing variety of classes for all ages and experience levels. It is our philosophy that everyone from preschoolers to seniors can use art in their lives. Classes run on a trimester schedule and are staffed by professional and working artists.
Our retail store, Gallery H2O, is adjacent to Water Street Studios' fine art gallery and offers quality artistic items for your everyday shopping needs.
Art Flow is our Community Outreach Arts Education program that provides positive, artistic experiences for students and adults in the Fox Valley area.
Awesome Art Afternoons
Free Art Classes
Every Sunday 1-3p. Admire amazing art in the gallery, Be creative and spend quality time with the ones you love. Activities include: drawing, coloring, pasting or painting. All ages: Best for ages 3 and up accompanied by an adult at all times.
Mission: Batavia Artists Association at Water Street Studios was founded to advance art education and appreciation by developing the promotion of fine arts in Batavia and neighboring communities. As an integral part of our community, the Batavia Artists Association at Water Street Studios strives to create a personal and diverse venue for creativity, collaboration, expression and education.
WSS was one of the Best Art Gallery from 2010 to 2013.
In 2011 to 2013 we were Best Art Gallery and one of the best for family recreation and live music.
Additional support comes from our Artistic Development Sponsor:
Water Street Studios is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency:
Additional funding provided by:
Get in Touch
Special Events each Month:
-Waterline Writers (3rd Sunday)
-WordPlay (4th Fridays)