Archive: 2014

2015 Annual Fund Campaign

Journalist Bill Moyers captured it best: “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” At The Crucible, I have witnessed the marvelous come to life in our studios: an old tree stump turned into a gorgeous wooden vessel, oozing molten glass coaxed into floral forms, an incredible gyroscopic welded sculpture engineered by an 11 […]

Hot Couture 2014 Wrap Up Video

Hot Couture: Jan 9 & 10, 2015 Celebrate the avant garde fusion of fire, fashion, industrial materials, and haute couture, sometimes with shocking results! 2014’s show was tremendously fun – and we’ve got new surprises in store for you in 2015. Our unique flaming fashion show, featuring dazzling runway performances and special guests, will take […]

Meet Hot Couture designer Domonique Echeverria

Meet Hot Couture designer Domonique Echeverria San Francisco born designer Domonique Echeverria mixes romantic divinity with future tribalism, a nod to the past, and an ode to female power. Now based in New York City, her approach to Hot Couture this year includes chiffon gowns, headdresses, taffeta statement pieces, body harnesses and necessary outerwear for […]

Hot Couture Design Proposals from Sophia Constance

Hot Couture Sketches from Designer Sophia Constance Designer Sophia Constance is developing four looks for Hot Couture 2015 including a bone shaman, a valkyrie, a chimera and a zora. Her designs will be complimented by the metal works from John Williams and Crucible faculty member Celeste Flores. We’re sharing some of her sketches below. Ten […]

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 Early bird discount extended – sign up by Dec. 21 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. 21 and you’ll receive an additional 10% off. Our […]

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 […]

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