Archive: 2014

GIFTY 2014

Our Three Day Winter Open House and Holiday Art Sale Special Member Preview Friday Dec. 12 | 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Sat. Dec. 13 | 11:00 am — 6:00 pm | FREE Sun. Dec. 14 | 12:00 – 5:00 pm | FREE Handmade Art for Sale Dozens of leading East Bay artists, craftspeople and Crucible faculty […]

Winter Session 2015

Register for winter in the new online store Sign up by Dec. 14 and Save 10%. Classes begin January 5. The new Crucible online store is open – and member registration for winter classes is in effect. Sign up by Dec. 14 and you’ll receive an additional 10% off. Our new, updated winter catalog is in […]

Glass Artist Guido Gerlitz Demo & Lecture

Glass Artist Guido Gerlitz Demo & Lecture Sunday October 19th 11:30am lecture and slide show 1:00 pm begin several hours of hot shop demonstrations Guido received his BFA in Glass & Ceramics from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1993 and MFA in Glass from the California College of the Arts in 2004. He has international glassblowing […]

Fireside Lounge 10/10/2014

Fireside Lounge: Innovation & Improvisation Featuring the artistry of Sung Kim Friday, October 10 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm $10 at the door. Free for Crucible members. Meet Sung Kim Sung Kim is a Bay Area based sculptor, improviser, and instrument maker. We are excited to host Sung and special guest David Dupuis as part […]

Lie-Nielsen Tool Event – 9/20/2014

Lie-Nielson Tool Demo at The Crucible The good people of Lie-Nielson were in The Crucible all weekend demonstrating the use of their gorgeous woodworking tools, and chatting about all things woodworking. We grabbed a few images to share.

Youth Fall Intersession Workshops

Youth Intersession Opportunities With school back in session, The Crucible has exciting, new, hands-on opportunities for Bay Area youth including Art Bike, Robotics and Kinetics. These hands-on team building workshops allow young people to explore their own creativity and voice within the tactile environments of our welding, blacksmithing, foundry, glass, jewelry and woodworking studios. Youth […]

West Oakland’s McClymond’s engineering students building custom bikes at The Crucible

Congratulations!! A great “ride” for McClymonds Engineering Students! “It feels great that I have a bike that I made” – McClymonds Student December 2nd, 2013 They did it!! Applause for the McClymonds Engineering Students and the bikes they built themselves! Thanks to McClymonds High School and The Crucible! PART THREE The finish line is in […]

Maker Madness

KRON4’S MAKER MADNESS features The Crucible this weekend A fun five-minute exploration of The Crucible as a maker space filmed at the end of our 2014 youth summer camps The Crucible’s long association with Maker Faire and culture is part of KRON4’s story in this documentary and celebration of all things maker. They spent a […]

Hot Couture 2015

Hot Couture 2015 This year’s theme: Air | Earth | Fire | Water Tickets now on sale for Friday, January 9 and Saturday January 10. Hot Couture celebrates the avant garde fusion of fire, fashion, industrial materials, and haute couture, sometimes with shocking results! For 2015 we asked designers for imaginative, new and well executed, wearable […]

Bike Fix-A-Thon – Sunday, August 31, 2014

Got a bike that needs a fix? Let us help! The Crucible’s Bike Fix-A-Thon mechanics will get you back on your wheels again During Bike Fix-A-Thons, Crucible faculty and volunteers create a bike repair studio by opening our roll-up doors at the back of the building facing West Oakland neighborhood homes. Mechanics work at six work […]

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