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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

Suburban Arts Center Celebrates 10 Years

Suburban Arts Center Celebrates 10 Years

WDCB’s Gary Zidek talks to Water Street Studios executive director Danielle Hollis about the suburban arts center’s past, present and future.

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“Our mission has stayed pretty consistent. A lot of it was about accessibility, so making sure the arts were accessible to everybody, but also having an accessible space for artists. This is a huge arts area, the Fox Valley especially is incredibly vibrant in the arts, and there was just a real need to have a space that artists could come together and create.” - Danielle Hollis, Water Street Studios executive director, talking about the non-profit’s mission.

Water Street Studios executive director Danielle Hollis

Water Street Studios executive director Danielle Hollis

Water Street Studios first opened its downtown Batavia doors back in 2009. A decade later, the organization is continuing its mission to make the arts more accessible to the Fox Valley region.

One of the gallery spaces at Water Street Studios

One of the gallery spaces at Water Street Studios

A room withing the upstairs gallery space at Water Street Studios

A room withing the upstairs gallery space at Water Street Studios

Water Street Studios is able to support artists and make the arts accessible to the public through a variety of programming and resources. Water Street houses gallery spaces to display art, presents art education initiatives and provides studio space to local artists.

Rebecca Maclachlan is one of the local artists with a studio at Water Street Studios

Rebecca Maclachlan is one of the local artists with a studio at Water Street Studios

Water Street Studios is hosting a special 10 year celebration event on Friday September 13. You can find more information here.

The non-profit is holding an online art auction leading up to the celebration, find a link here.

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