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October is here, and our studios are alive with the spook. If you are ready to embrace your supernatural side, we have the inspiration for you! From ghastly glass ghosts to playful pumpkin pendants, there are countless ways that you can celebrate the season in the studio.
We have begun our search for a new Director of Development! The Director of Development is responsible for preparation and successful implementation of fundraising strategies to support The Crucible programs.
What does The Crucible have that most other art schools in America do not? There are countless things that come to mind, but one that stands out is 20 Shades of Grey: Medieval Enameling Techniques - a unique continuing level class that teaches painting with enamels and is not often taught in America.
Our studios are still buzzing from Saturday’s Fire and Water Open House! We had over 1,000 attendees, and our expert faculty gave demonstrations all day. From molten bronze poured into ice in our Foundry to fresh raku firings, this was an Open House for the books!
In a time when expressing creativity as an act of resistance and learning STEAM skills are both critical to thrive, The Crucible’s youth programs are an ever more essential part of our vision and mission. Learn more about our Youth Programs 2017 impact!
This summer, our second year Fuego Youth Leaders were in for a surprise. They returned to the studios, ready to get to work, only to find out they had been commissioned to create a multidisciplinary sculpture for the corporate offices of Schnitzer Steel.
Affectionately known as our “Studio Mom,” Elizabeth Holthe is one of our invaluable volunteers. We sat down with Elizabeth to learn about her search for a creative community, which is exactly what she has found here, and more.