Steel Sculpture Class Recap

Posted September 23rd, 2016 in Blog, In the Studio

Steel Sculpture Class Recap From July 29 to August 5, 2016, famed sculptors and visiting artists Rachel David of New Orleans and Ben Beemes of Tasmania led a class in forging and fabricating a steel sculpture. The team had the opportunity to learn blacksmithing while contributing to a public art piece. Students developed foundational skills […]


GIFTY 2016

Posted September 1st, 2016 in Blog, Events, GIFTY

GIFTY 2016 Now accepting vendor applications. Saturday, December 10, 2016 | 11am-5pm Sunday, December 11, 2016 | 11am-5pm With a special preview for Crucible members on Friday, December 9, 2016 | 7-9:30pm Dozens of leading East Bay artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty members will be selling their best hand-made pieces in a holiday celebration of local creative culture. […]


Fireside Lounge – Fall 2016

Posted September 1st, 2016 in Blog, Events, Open Houses, Tools to Table

Fireside Lounge Open House Friday, October 28, 2016 | 6:30-9:30pm Join us for an evening celebrating local dreamers and creators, as we host some of the Bay Area’s most influential makers and artists. The Crucible’s Fireside Lounge illuminates the world of original artists, collectives, and innovators who create movements “Made in Oakland.”   The Crucible’s Fireside […]


Hot Couture 2017

Posted September 1st, 2016 in Hot Couture

Hot Couture 2017: The Beautiful Ones February 16-19, 2017 Now accepting designer applications. Hot Couture 2017 will feature artists and designer teams creating haute couture concepts that illustrate the intersection between fashion, traditional industrial materials, and fabrication. We will present our unique flaming fashion show, featuring dazzling runway performances and special guests, across four nights. […]


2016 Fire & Light Soiree Photo Gallery

Posted May 7th, 2015 in Blog, Events

Thanks to everyone who joined us at The Crucible’s 2016 Fire & Light Soirée and Art Auction. It was a fabulous evening, filled with fire, art… and fundraising! We raised more than $200,000 for Crucible programs and had a spectacular time doing it. Below are just a few photos of this memorable event! Click on each […]