The Crucible’s Fire & Water Open House

2018-07-10T10:40:32+00:00

Saturday, August 25, 2018 • 12 - 5pm

Join us at the end of the summer for a day of fine and industrial arts inspired by aquatic life and the most abundant natural resource! Nineteen of our departments will be celebrating water with art, fire, and fun, while raising awareness and funds for The Ocean Cleanup.

The Crucible’s Fire & Water Open House 2018-07-10T10:40:32+00:00

Summer Bike Sale at The Crucible

2018-06-25T16:18:14+00:00

Sunday, August 12, 2018 • 11am - 5pm

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. And, get prepared for the playa- many of these bikes are perfect for Burning Man! 

Summer Bike Sale at The Crucible 2018-06-25T16:18:14+00:00

Our Favorite Photos from the Spring Open House

2018-04-04T14:55:43+00:00

Our studios are still buzzing from Saturday’s Spring Open House! We had record attendance for a Spring Open House, with over 1,100 attendees, and our expert faculty gave demonstrations all day. From fresh waffles to steam bent wood, this was an Open House for the books!

Our Favorite Photos from the Spring Open House 2018-04-04T14:55:43+00:00

2018 Fire & Light Soirée and Art Auction

2018-06-25T16:06:15+00:00

Saturday, April 7, 2018 • 6 - 10pm

This unique signature fundraiser, sustains our one-of-a-kind industrial arts education programs. Join us in celebrating the contributions of honoree Charles R. Olson, past Crucible Board President.

2018 Fire & Light Soirée and Art Auction 2018-06-25T16:06:15+00:00

A Look Back on Hot Couture

2018-01-17T15:20:09+00:00

In place of Hot Couture this year, we are focusing on preparing for our upcoming events and continuing to increase our investment in our educational mission to make the industrial arts more accessible to youth and the Greater Bay Area.

A Look Back on Hot Couture 2018-01-17T15:20:09+00:00

The Crucible’s 2018 Spring Open House

2018-06-25T16:06:04+00:00

Saturday, March 31, 2018 • 12 - 5pm

Join us this Spring for a taste of what you can create in the fine and industrial arts, with discounted class, exciting demonstrations, a carefully curated Art Gallery, and more!

The Crucible’s 2018 Spring Open House 2018-06-25T16:06:04+00:00

Our Favorite Photos from GIFTY 2017

2018-01-10T12:21:32+00:00

We are still riding high from GIFTY 2017 this weekend! Over 70 local artists and Crucible faculty sold their work, making for perfect holiday shopping, and our expert faculty gave demonstrations. With appearances by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Santa Claus, this was certainly an unforgettable weekend!

Our Favorite Photos from GIFTY 2017 2018-01-10T12:21:32+00:00

GIFTY 2017: Our holiday celebration of local creative culture

2018-03-08T11:50:34+00:00

Friday, December 15, 2017 • 7pm-9:30pm

Saturday, December 16, 2017 • 10am-6pm

Sunday, December 17, 2017 • 11am-5pm

Dozens of leading East Bay artists, craftspeople, and Crucible faculty members will be selling their best handmade pieces in a holiday celebration of local creative culture.

GIFTY 2017: Our holiday celebration of local creative culture 2018-03-08T11:50:34+00:00

GIFTY 2017 Game Plan: A Helpful Flowchart

2017-12-06T11:21:00+00:00

GIFTY will be packed with opportunities for you to shop from 60+ local vendors, eat delicious food, learn from faculty demos, create small gifts, win amazing prizes, enjoy live music, and more! Check out this helpful flow chart to create your game plan.

GIFTY 2017 Game Plan: A Helpful Flowchart 2017-12-06T11:21:00+00:00