RECEPTION TO CELEBRATE HEART FOR ART
WHERE: Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water St., Batavia
WHEN: Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14; show runs to March 7
COST AND INFO: Free admission, with $5 donation suggested; waterstreetstudios.org
ABOUT: Susan Aurinko, Georgia Schwender, Laura Husar Garcia, Candace Wark and Shirley Nannini explore earth, water, air and fire from the lens of the ancient Greeks in the main-floor gallery. Upstairs will be a photographic display of the old Joliet prison by Barbara Eberhard; 25 images printed on metal, along with placards of information and installation pieces of barbed wire, give the viewer a look into the life of the prison, which was built in 1858 and closed in 2002. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.