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Journalist Bill Moyers captured it best:
“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.”

At The Crucible, I have witnessed the marvelous come to life in our studios:

GIFTY 2015


FREE this weekend!

With a performance by the Pleasant Grove Joyful Noise Choir
Friday Dec. 11 | 7 – 9:30 pm

Saturday Dec. 12 |

Winter Session 2015


Register for winter in the new online store

Early bird discount extended – sign up by Dec. 21 and Save 10%.
Classes begin January 5.

Glass Artist Guido Gerlitz Demo & Lecture


Sunday October 19th
11:30am lecture and slide show
1:00 pm begin several hours of hot shop demonstrations

Guido received his BFA in Glass & Ceramics from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1993 and MFA in Glass from the California

Lie-Nielson Tool Demo at The Crucible


The good people of Lie-Nielson were in The Crucible all weekend demonstrating the use of their gorgeous woodworking tools, and chatting about all things woodworking. We grabbed a few images to share.

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

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