I Am The Crucible: Rikki Smeltzer

2018-09-12T14:30:26+00:00

We sat down with Rikki to learn about his Native American roots and how he became the co-head of our Jewelry Department after living in Oklahoma, working as a chef, and studying cartography. 

I Am The Crucible: Rikki Smeltzer 2018-09-12T14:30:26+00:00

Our Favorite Photos From The Fire And Water Open House

2018-08-29T13:47:11+00:00

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!

Our Favorite Photos From The Fire And Water Open House 2018-08-29T13:47:11+00:00

2017 Youth Programs Impact Report – What A Fantastic Year!

2018-09-04T11:37:41+00:00

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!

2017 Youth Programs Impact Report – What A Fantastic Year! 2018-09-04T11:37:41+00:00

High Schoolers Make Waves In The Studio

2018-08-15T15:25:47+00:00

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.

High Schoolers Make Waves In The Studio 2018-08-15T15:25:47+00:00

I Am The Crucible: Elizabeth Holthe

2018-07-31T18:18:03+00:00

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.

I Am The Crucible: Elizabeth Holthe 2018-07-31T18:18:03+00:00

They Took Bridge Steel And Made Something To Celebrate

2018-07-18T13:43:31+00:00

Crucible blacksmiths Celeste Flores, Chris Niemer, and welder Don Plumb will be worked with Scientific Art Studio to fabricate the trophy for the Bay Series between the Oakland A's and SF Giants out of steel from the eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

They Took Bridge Steel And Made Something To Celebrate 2018-07-18T13:43:31+00:00

Job Opportunity: Director of Programs

2018-06-19T16:36:29+00:00

We have begun our search for a new Director of Programs! The Director of Programs has the overall responsibility for the development and delivery of all public educational programs and arts events at the Crucible.

Job Opportunity: Director of Programs 2018-06-19T16:36:29+00:00

I Am The Crucible: Camille MacRae

2018-06-26T13:50:10+00:00

Proudly sporting her prescription safety glasses at all times, Camille prides herself as a role model for safe shop practices. We sat down with her and her cat Rex to learn about her artwork and the collaborative community she found here.

I Am The Crucible: Camille MacRae 2018-06-26T13:50:10+00:00