|June 1-2 and June 8-9, 2013|
Open Studios: 11am to 6pm
Tours: 12 noon, 4pm
The Crucible is participating in this year's East Bay Open Studios, presented annually by ProArts Gallery. Featured artists include Barbara Barnett, Peter Kropf, Johanna Neaderhouser, Rob Nehring, Alexander Smith, Daniel Stauber, Sam Waller and Mary B. White. The Crucible will also lead two studio tours at 12 noon and at 4pm.
|June 22, 2013|
11am to 6pm
Our annual Playa Bound Open House is a wonderful way for the whole family to wander through our 56,000 sq. ft. studio and a maze of vendors with handmade crafts, desert costumes, camping supplies, playa bikes, shade ideas, and leave-no-trace education. Catch fiery performances as you support local artists, community arts education for youth and adults, and work your way through that Black Rock City shopping list.
Fall Open House: Tools to TableSeptember 7, 2013
With proposed guest food vendors from The Whole Beast and Oakland's finest food trucks, our Fall Open House is a wonderful way to experience the excitement of The Crucible's 56,000 sq. ft. studio where furnaces roar and sparks fly. Check out exciting live demonstrations in all of our studios and classrooms at The Crucible. Catch amazing fiery performances and wander through our student and faculty art show displaying the creativity of The Crucible artist community as it relates to the tools and utensils to get the food to your table.
Fireside Lounge: CurationOctober 11, 2013
$10 / free for members of The Crucible
In our third 2013 Fireside Lounge, The Crucible examines curation, and how art is exhibited. We examine the function of public spaces, galleries, and museums, how art influences each of these spaces, and how do these spaces influence art. What is the value of museum collectionsto the artists, and what is the responsibility to the artists and community?
Winter Open House & Holiday Gifty BazaarDecember 14-15, 2013
Catch amazing fiery performances and wander through a maze of vendors with handmade crafts, perfect for last minute gifts. You get to support local
artists and community arts education for youth and adults while you get your last minute shopping done at the Bay Area's most unusual holiday celebration. Shopping at the mall was never like this!