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HOT COUTURE:  The Crucible’s fiery fusion of fashion design and industrial art happens TONIGHT & TOMORROW, February 12-13. This amazing event features 21 fashion designers and industrial artists on three runways. PLEASE NOTE: Friday tickets available at advance prices online, only until Friday 2pm. After that, tickets will be on sale at the door, with door prices. Same thing Saturday, advance prices online until 2pm, then door prices at the door. Crucible members get 10% off, so join now!

Enrollment is open for an all-new series of “Wave 2″ classes to begin February 15 – March 20. Download each of the current catalogs and visit the Adult Class Index page to see a mind-blowing variety of ways you can get creative! Wave 3 classes (running 5 weeks from March 28 – May 8) have now been announced in the new “Volume 2″ catalog. Wave 3 enrollment is open to Crucible members starting Friday, Feb 5 and the general public on Feb 12. Make something wonderful at The Crucible!

The Crucible offers a fantastic array of classes geared to youth ages 8-11 and 12-17. Kids have hands-on creative fun making art, while learning real-world skills! They can enroll in any of 15 disciplines including ceramics, glass blowing, hot wheels, jewelry, kinetics, welding and others. Youth Spring Break runs March 28 – April 1, with morning and afternoon sections available. Youth Summer Camps are offered in six 1-week sessions, June 20 – August 5. Enroll online or call 510.444.0919.

Being a Crucible member means that you’re part of an amazing group of innovators and creators. You’ll have access to professional tools and equipment, guidance from highly knowledgeable instructors, available rental space, early registration and 10% discounts on tuition fees. You will also support one of the Bay Area’s most active and innovative art organizations — helping to subsidize our full range of classes, scholarships and free events. Take a look at the various levels of support and decide which works best.

The Crucible’s annual Fire & Light Soirée and Art Auction is set for Saturday, April 9. Save the date for an artistic evening of fire and light in support of The Crucible. Enjoy cocktails, a delectable dinner and spectacular performances. Expand your art collection by bidding on incredible works by notable artists, during our live auction. Your support of hands-on industrial arts education keeps the fires burning, so please join us! For tickets and table reservations please call 510.444.0919 x 119 or email