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Tools to Table 2014


Final Summer Classes

Some great two-day intensives later in August in jewelry, glass, enameling, welding, and neon. All for less than the cost of going to That Thing in The Desert.

Public Sign-Up for Fall Session is Open

Check out the online class schedule here, or download the interactive PDF of the catalog.

FUEGO & CASS: Youth Interns Celebrate Progress

Now in its fifth year, Fuego has provided paid summer and school year opportunities for 30 young people. with the help of sponsor and West Oakland neighbor, CASS, Inc. (Custom Alloy Scrap Sales).

Tools to Table: Saturday September 13

Noon to 5 pm — our exploration of the utensils and artistry of cooking, brewing, eating and drinking. Yes, there’s food and drink.

Fireside Lounge: Friday October 10

Our focus on The Crucible’s glass arts including glass blowing, flame-working, fusing and slumping, and casting and cold working.

Gifty: December 12, 13 & 14

Does the mall make you feel insane? Do your holiday shopping with local artists and handmade wares while celebrating creative culture and DIY spirit. We’re adding a special Friday night preview this year. Vendor applications are here.

Hot Couture 2015: January 9 & 10

The Crucible’s fiery fusion of fashion, flames and industrial arts returns in January 2015 for two spectacular nights of cutting edge looks. Tickets on sale this fall.