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

2018-05-30T12:22:16+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 2018-05-30T12:22:16+00:00

Our Favorite Bike Rides in the East Bay

2018-05-09T13:30:20+00:00

With the weather getting warmer and days getting longer, we are feeling inspired to explore the beautiful East Bay by bike. We asked our volunteers, faculty, and staff where their favorite places to bike are, and put together this list of our favorite bike rides in the East Bay to get your wheels moving and blood pumping.

Our Favorite Bike Rides in the East Bay 2018-05-09T13:30:20+00:00

Oakland Youth Catch the Creative Spark at Field Trip Day

2018-05-02T16:58:44+00:00

Do you remember the first time you saw pewter liquify before your eyes, pressed your fingerprint in clay, or watched smoke rise as you wood burned your own unique design? 227 Oakland Unified School District youth attended The Crucible for free as a part of our Field Trip Program.

Oakland Youth Catch the Creative Spark at Field Trip Day 2018-05-02T16:58:44+00:00

I Am The Crucible: Marc Macdonald

2018-04-18T14:08:59+00:00

Marc Macdonald has always been a fixer of the vehicles that keep us moving, from boats to cars to bikes. After retiring from the Coast Guard, Marc came to The Crucible to volunteer in our Bike Shop in 2014.

I Am The Crucible: Marc Macdonald 2018-04-18T14:08:59+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

Crucible Artists Bring New Life to Bay Bridge Steel

2018-04-06T16:24:09+00:00

Crucible blacksmith Celeste Flores and welder Don Plumb will be working 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.

Crucible Artists Bring New Life to Bay Bridge Steel 2018-04-06T16:24:09+00:00

I Am The Crucible: Ismael Plasencia

2018-03-14T15:15:53+00:00

Ismael “Iz” Plasencia first came to The Crucible to drop off his little brother for a welding class. When he saw how our Youth Programs were getting youth excited about the industrial arts, he knew he had to get involved. We sat down with Iz to reflect on his years here and what he is the most proud of.

I Am The Crucible: Ismael Plasencia 2018-03-14T15:15:53+00:00