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Gear Girls at The Crucible

The Gear Girls Twelve high school girls from a selected Oakland Unified school explore techniques in ARC welding, oxyacetylene torch cutting, and metal fabrication as part of The Crucible’s Gear Girls program. The girls create

Maker Camp Google+ Hangout at The Crucible

The Crucible hosted Make Media and Google for a virtual Maker Camp broadcast via Google+ on July 10, 2013. The Crucible’s Youth Program Associate, Iz Plasencia, lead the virtual campers through a tour of our industrial art studios

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