Blog

Our blog features articles on events, projects, programs, and people in The Crucible’s community. To stay up to date, subscribe to our weekly enewsletter or follow us on our social media accounts (linked in the website footer).

Faculty Focus: Judy Stone, Master Enamelist

Detail of enameled vessel by Judy Stone.Judy Stone, Head of the Enameling Department, oozes patience, dedication, and wisdom. Having taught at The Crucible since the organization’s inception, she’s spent those years building core curriculum, creating

Bike Program Needs Your Vote to Win $25,000

Dear Community Members, Friends, Family Members, Passers-By, Colleagues, and Artists Everywhere,We’re excited to announce that The Crucible has been chosen as one of 200 finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Facebook Challenge! Our "Bikes

The Crucible Says It Out Loud

The Crucible is taking steps to define our presence in West Oakland. If you've come in for a class or whizzed by on BART in recent weeks, you've surely noticed our brand new self-identifying letters

A Note About Our Youth Programs

At The Crucible, we’re never short of inspiration. We have talent: people who create inventive, imaginary, beautiful things on a daily basis – and who help teach us how to find our creative genius along