Holiday Gifty Art Sale & Open House
Saturday, December 10, 2011 • 12PM to 6PM
Sunday, December 11, 2011 • 12PM to 4PM
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A fun day for the whole family! Our open houses are a wonderful way to experience the excitement of The Crucible’s 56,000 sq. ft. studio, where furnaces roar and sparks fly. Check out exciting live demonstrations including welding, glass working, metal casting, blacksmithing and much much more. Catch amazing fiery performances and wander through a maze of vendors with handmade crafts, perfect for last minute gifts. You get to support local artists and community arts education for youth and adults while you get your last minute shopping done at the Bay Area’s most unusual holiday celebration.
Shopping at the mall was never like this!
– Live industrial art demonstrations
– Amazing molten metal pour in our foundry
– Fiery stage performances by our fire performance students & Rockakamile
– Beautiful handmade art for sale by Crucible & Local artists
– Jolly visit from Santa at 1pm
– Accordion music by Duckmando
– Spectacular live preview of MACHINE (Sunday Only)
– Eye popping discounts on Crucible classes
– Handy Crucible gift certificates will be available for purchase
– Bicycles for sale in The Crucible’s Bike Shop
– Tasty food and drink
– And chances to win free tuition for a Crucible class!
The Crucible is truly unique with all the industrial art disciplines we have under one roof. During our Open House we will have demonstrations in every room with instructors and students on hand to answer any questions you may have. We will also have some of our incredible youth artists demonstrating their skills! Check out a map of our studio!
Handmade Art for Sale
We will have a maze of Crucible and local artists on hand selling their beautiful handmade art. From glass, metal, wood, ceramics, clothing and more, you’ll find that perfect gift for even the toughest person on your list. Check out the vendor list…
Bicycles for Sale
Looking for a great deal on a bike? The Crucible Bike Shop has a selection of quality used bicycles that have been fully rebuilt by our youth and volunteer mechanics. Stop by the bike shop at this year’s Holiday Gifty for a test ride, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to make an appointment. In addition to getting a sweet, reliable ride your purchase supports our Youth Earn-A-Bike Program, our Youth Mechanic Program and our Community Bike Fixathons. Learn More…
A Visit from Santa
Santa will be making a very special appearance at 1pm; bring your own camera and get a shot of you or your little one with Santa.
Discounts on Crucible Classes
New students who sign up for a Winter class during the Open House, will receive 20% off class tuition. All members who sign up, will receive 25% off. Not a member and want to snag up the 25% off? Become a member that day, get 25% off a class registration and start reaping those member rewards!
Win FREE tuition for a Crucible class
Enter our drawing when you first arrive for a chance at the free tuition on a Crucible class or a family 4 pass to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.