I Am The Crucible: Susan Berger


In her second Glass Flameworking class at The Crucible, Susan Berger’s instructor told her to forget about being a perfectionist and try to “embrace the wonk.”

Our Youth Programs Students Take the Torch


Eight students who grew up participating in our Youth Programs have joined our regular faculty! Many of these new instructors were able to take classes at The Crucible because of the scholarship opportunities made possible by our generous donors. Here are their stories.

Saying Goodbye to Carla Hall


The Crucible kicked off summer with a party, celebrating some of the new faces walking our halls, and saying goodbye to Carla Hall, our Director of Education, before she begins the next chapter of her life in Minneapolis.

I Am The Crucible: Katia Navidad Rallon


Katia Navidad Rallon, our Youth Program Assistant and prior Pre-Apprentice, shares how The Crucible helped her decide what she wanted to do with her life.

I Am The Crucible: Carmen Gambino


Carmen Gambino was planning a big move, and he discusses what made him stay, his work, his inspiration, and what he saw at The Crucible that he will never forget.

I Am The Crucible: Howard Hirano


Howard Hirano, volunteer in the Bike Shop for the last four years, discusses his time at The Crucible and how tinkering can help solve our biggest problems.

I Am The Crucible: Kristy Higares


Kristy Higares, our current Director of Administration & Strategic Initiatives, says The Crucible keeps her inspired even after eleven years.