Archive: August, 2014

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 […]

2014 Fuego Youth Interns Celebrate Two Years of Art at The Crucible

2014 Fuego Interns Celebrate Two Years of Art Sponsorship from West Oakland CASS (Custom Alloy Scrap Sales) makes it possible On Thursday, July 24, The Crucible welcomed friends, family, mentors, and instructors of our 2014 Fuego Youth Interns to celebrate the accomplishments of their two-year appointments. Fuego began in 2010 with six students selected to […]

Final 2014 Summer Classes

So, what if you’re not going to That Thing In The Desert? Spend a creative weekend at The Crucible, more affordably than going to the playa. Yeah, we love That Thing in The Desert too. Plenty of artists, faculty, students and staff here go every year. But it’s not the only way to get creative. […]