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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 Event Page

Hot Couture 2015 This year’s theme: Air | Earth | Fire | Water The Crucible 1260 7th Street, Oakland CA 94607 Showtime: 8:00 p.m. 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 designs incorporating […]

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. […]

East Bay Mini Maker Faire Meetup & Project Sneak Peek

If you just can’t wait for the East Bay Mini Maker Faire (coming to Oakland on October 14, 2014), then come on down to The Crucible on July 29, 2014 to hang out in our studios and meet a few local makers who will be presenting some of the projects they are working on ahead of […]

Twenty-Three Youth Summer Camp Spots Left

July 27 — August 1 Next week is the final week of youth summer camps. We still have 23 spots available in the following sessions (roll over class link for a popup of the description): mornings: 9 am — 12 noon MIG Welding (12-17) $385 Fashion Forward (8-12) $270 Intro to Welded Sculpture (12-17) $345 Clay […]

Saturday Sept. 13: Tools to Table Open House

Tools to Table: Fall Open House Saturday September 13, 2014 | noon – 5 pm Tools to Table is a celebration and exploration of the tools and techniques of making, creating and consuming food, drink & flames. Free admission, $25 class discounts, studio demonstrations, food & drink vendors, a Crucible-style picnic basket raffle, fire-eating, a butchering demonstration and […]

Hot Couture 2014 Nightly Runway Shows

On each night of The Crucible’s Hot Couture 2014 your ticket will let you experience three distinct runway shows. Each multidisciplinary performance will feature first-ever public viewings of stunning, cutting edge looks, and fire effects on the swirling fibonacci runway especially built for this event in our 56,000 sq. ft. West Oakland warehouse. Don’t miss a […]

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