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Since 1999, The Crucible has produced a wide variety of events ranging from fundraisers to operas to community open houses. Maintaining collaborations with highly-trained craft and industrial artists, our goal is to reach far and wide into as well as beyond our community to make memorable events, whether recurring open houses or once-in-a-lifetime spectacles.

Take a tour

Find out what we have to offer in a free, guided tour of our 56,000 square foot facility. Tours are given twice a month: the 1st Tuesday at 6pm, and the 3rd Saturday at 3pm, except during holidays and special events.



Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Hand Tool Event

Friday, September 22, 2017 • 10am-6pm

Saturday, September 23, 2017 • 10am-5pm

We are hosting a free community event with Lie Nielsen Toolworks, showcasing their top-notch woodworking hand tools. Come see how quality hand tools can make your woodworking projects easier, with demonstrations by Kevin Drake of Glen-Drake Toolworks in Fort Bragg, California.

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Hot Couture 2017: The Beautiful Ones

Thursday, February 16, 2017 • 8pm

Friday, February 17, 2017 • 8pm

Saturday, February 18, 2017 • 8pm

Sunday, February 19, 2017 • 7pm

Since 2007, haute couture has been turned on its ear, Crucible-style, with Hot Couture — a spectacular flaming fashion show that features wearable art from the Bay Area’s most cutting-edge designers.

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Delirium’s Feign

The Crucible’ Cathedral Gallery presents October 21 – November 12, 2010 Show Opening Reception: Thursday, October 21st, 6-9PM Gallery Closing Reception: Friday, November 12th, 6-9PM Ushering in the fall and onset of All Hallow’s Eve,

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East Bay Mini Maker Faire 2012

The very core of The Crucible is about learning and doing: inspiring creativity in everyone, and unleashing their potential to make things. It’s no surprise then that you’ll find us at the 2012 East Bay

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Crucible Revival

The Crucible’s 12th Anniversary Benefit January 14 & 15, 2011 • 7-11pm (Doors open at 7pm and show starts at 8pm) Press Release A fiery benefit for The Crucible’s educational programs honoring the work of

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Halloween Fun

Halloween Weekend • October 22-23, 2011 Join us at The Crucible this Halloween for a spooky weekend of fun. We’ll teach you a new trick that is sure to be a treat. Introduction to Blacksmithing

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Nov. 10: 50 Years of Studio Glass

Saturday, Nov 10 and Sunday November 11 – 10am to 6pm Saturday, Nov 10 – 6-9pm This year marks the 50-year anniversary of the Studio Glass movement in the United States, and The Crucible is

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HEAT: A Fire Cabaret

HEAT: A Fire Cabaret Seduction’s Flash Point July 15-17, 2010  7PM EVENTS PHOTOS HERE… PHOTOBOOF PHOTOS HERE… Slip into a forgotten era when fire prohibition was in full effect and the frigid masses were forced

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August 19 – October 1, 2010 Opening Reception: Thursday, August 19th 6-9pm First Friday Art Walk: Friday, September 3rd 6-9pm Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-2pm     Address: 1603 Broadway Oakland, CA 94612 Map More Info:

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July 20 – August 13, 2010 Artist Reception: Thursday, July 29th 6-9pm First Friday Art Walk: Friday, August 6th 6-9pm Closing Reception: Friday, August 13th 6-9pm with music by Daniel Yasmin & Co. Gallery Hours:

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